POLICE are extremely concerned for the welfare of a mother and son.

Crystal Ayres, 33, and her seven-year-old son Elijah were last seen getting into a car in Battle around 4.30pm.

The car has since been found behind Battle railway station and it is believed the pair could be travelling by train.

Crystal is white, 5’ 2” and with long blonde hair in a high ponytail. She was last seen wearing a black skirt, black tights, a black and white blouse and a black cardigan.

Elijah is white, 3’ 9” and with light brown hair, which is longer on the top and short on the sides. He was last seen wearing his school uniform which is a dark green jumper, a white polo shirt, grey trousers and black shoes.

Crystal has links to Arundel.

If you see Crystal and Elijah dial 999 immediately.