Renewed police appeal over missing girl Maddie, 15, as fears grow over welfare

Madison went missing from Southmead more than a week ago

Police have renewed an appeal to find a missing 15-year-old girl who detectives fear may be vulnerable to exploitation.

Avon and Somerset Police also put out a direct message to Madison which says ‘Maddie - people are worried about you. If you see this please phone us’.

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The teenager has been missed from the Southmead area for more than a week, the force said.

Detective Inspector Stephen Baines said: “While Maddie has previously gone missing, her carers have not heard from her for a week and are growing increasingly worried about her.

Madison went missing from the Southmead area more than a week ago

“We’re particularly concerned about the company she may be keeping and that others may look to exploit her.

“Maddie – people are worried about you. If you see this please phone us on 101.”

Madison is white, about 5ft tall and of average build with shoulder length brown hair.

Anyone who sees her is asked to call 999 and provide the call handler with the reference 5222098703. Anyone with information about where Maddie might be should call 101 quoting the same reference.