Police appeal to find deaf teenage girl who went missing without crucial medication

Tammy was last seen at her home in the village of Congresbury in Somerset on Saturday July 2

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Avon and Somerset Police has released an urgent public plea for information after a 16-year-old deaf girl went missing from a village near Bristol without her crucial medication.

Tammy went missing from her family home in the village of Congresbury, Somerset, where she was last spotted at 11am on July 2.

Police released the appeal after 16-year-old Tammy went missing from her home
Police released the appeal after 16-year-old Tammy went missing from her home

Family members have expressed their concern, stating her behaviour was out of character, as she was usually in touch with her family.

Their concerns were exacerbated when they discovered she went missing without her necessary medication.

Tammy has been described by Avon and Somerset Police as having white skin, brown hair and brown eyes.

She was wearing a maroon cardigan with floral embroidery, dark blue roll-up jeans and black Dr Martens boots with pink laces.

The teenager is deaf and lip reads.

In a message directly to her, police asked that if she sees the appeal to please get in touch with them, as her family are extremely worried about her.

Anyone who sees Tammy has been asked to call 999 and give reference number 5222157845, or call 101 if you know where she may be.