EASTBOURNE Police are urgently searching for missing Hailsham woman Tanya Leister.

The 42-year-old was reported missing around 1.15pm on Tuesday (December 29) and there are growing concerns for her welfare.

She is white, approximately 5’ 4”, of slim build and with long black hair. She has tattoos on both hands and is thought to be wearing black and white trainers.

The rest of her clothing is unknown.

It is thought Tanya may be heading towards the Eastbourne area.

Anyone who sees her or who has any information as to her whereabouts is asked to call 999 quoting serial 578 of 29/12.