Parents of missing 15-year-old girl ask their daughter to 'please come home'

Jessica Buttigieg, 15, went missing on Tuesday. Credit: Avon and Somerset Police

The parents of a missing 15-year-old girl have asked their daughter to come home in a statement released alongside Avon and Somerset Police.

Jessica Buttigieg, 15, of Locking, Weston-super-Mare has been missing since Tuesday.

Jonathan and Jane Buttigieg. Credit: Avon and Somerset Police

Det Chief Inspector Andy Williams offered an update on the investigation, saying officers were "increasingly concerned" over Jessica's whereabouts.

Jessica is described as white, with shoulder-length blonde hair, about 5ft 4ins tall and of a slim build.

Det Chief Inspector Andy Williams. Credit: Avon and Somerset Police

Anyone with information as to where Jessica might be can call 999 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously.