The community of Horden has come out in force last night following the disappearance of a 14-year-old girl.
Members of Horden village launched a search yesterday evening following a Facebook appeal.
Natasha Jade Lyons was reported missing to the police yesterday after failing to return home in Horden, Peterlee yesterday February 18th.
Her family are concerned for her welfare, and are urging Natasha to get in touch.
Natasha was wearing dark jeans, a dark blue hoodie and green suede trainers when she left her home. She has red/purple dyed hair.
Anyone with information should contact police on 101.