23rd February 2020

Appeal to find missing Winifred Vickery (79) in Taunton

Avon and Somerset Police need your help to find a vulnerable missing woman in the Taunton area.


Winifred Vickery, aged 79 has been missing since 2.30pm yesterday, when she was last seen by friends. This was in the Cheddon Road area of the town.

She is described as a white woman with silver/grey hair which is closely cropped.

When she went missing she was wearing a dusty pink coloured fleece jacket and black trousers and black shoes. She uses a walking stick.

She may appear confused and has missed taking medication.

Avon and Somerset Police would urge people to check garden sheds and outhouses just in case she may have taken refuge overnight.

Also taxi drivers and anyone returning home from a night out or work or going to start an early shift at work are being asked to keep a lookout for Winifred.

Avon and Somerset Police would like Winifred or anyone spotting her to contact Taunton police on the force number 101, quoting reference MP699/15.