Police locate missing Tiverton child 'in need of urgent medical attention'

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By tinap | Thursday, December 06, 2012, 09:24

A seven-year-old boy who went missing from tiverton on Monday has been found by police in Sussex

A nationwide appeal was launched when Sally Roberts, also known as Sally Leese, and her son Neon Roberts, aged seven years, left the Tiverton area on Monday, 3rd December.

Neon has recently undergone surgery for a brain tumour and doctors treating him have said he is now in need of urgent medical attention.

It is believed Neon's mother is opposed to further treatment to Neon and has disappeared with him as a result.

Their whereabouts was unknown, although they were sighted in the Sussex/Kent area on Wednesday afternoon (Dec 5).Today police revealed Neon has been found in Sussex. Emergency protection care has been put in place and Neon's welfare will now be considered in the High Court.

Devon and Cornwall Police thanked the public, the media and police colleagues in Sussex for their assistance in securing Neon's safe recovery.

      

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