UPDATE: Police in Winslow said late Wednesday evening that Tegan Vaughn had been found. "Thank you for your assistance," police said in a news release. Police did not reveal further details.

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ATLANTIC CITY — A homeless, heroin-addicted sex worker who is believed to live under the boardwalk is missing and may be in trouble, her worried family says.

Police in Winslow on Wednesday issued a missing-persons alert for 26-year-old Tegan Vaughn.

Her father contacted police because Vaughn stopped her daily postings on Facebook on Dec. 3. Her family only communicates with Vaughn through social media.

Police in the resort city say they have not been in contact with Vaughn.

Anyone with information about her whereabouts should call Winslow police Det. Mitchell at 609-567-0700 ext. 1195.

Sergio Bichao is deputy digital editor at New Jersey 101.5. Send him news tips: Call 609-438-1015 or email sergio.bichao@townsquaremedia.com.