A 14-year-old girl from the Forest of Dean had gone missing.
Police have issued an appeal for help to trace missing teenager Billie-Jo Chamberlain, who was last seen leaving her house in Allaston Road in Lydney at around 6pm on Wednesday February 5.
Police say they believe she may have met up with a friend and officers are eager to hear from anyone who may have seen her or knows of her whereabouts.
They are also urging Billie-Jo herself to make contact via 999 or 101.
Billie-Jo is described as white, 5ft 10ins tall, of slim build, with dark brown, shoulder length hair and a London accent.
When she was last seen she was wearing a grey tracksuit, a dark grey coat with fur around the hood and white trainers.
Anyone with information should call 999 or 101 immediately, quoting incident 456 of February 5 or they can also give information anonymously by contacting the charity
Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org