Pirate FM News

Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.

Police Update on Search for Missing April

news-logo.jpg
Delicious Submit this page to reddit

4:38am 3rd October 2012
(Updated 4:38am 3rd October 2012)

Gone for ten minutes.

It has emerged little April Jones vanished moments after going out to play on her bike in Machynlleth in Wales
Alan Hughes is a family friend:

"It took them a few minutes to think about what had gone on. They knew that they didn't recognise the vehicle. Then when Coral came out she said "Where's April?", and that's when they told Coral what was going on"

Police have revealed more details of the light coloured van her mates saw her climb into.

They say at this time it seems she got in willingly but will not be drawn on a description of who was driving.
Detective Superintendent Reg Bevan said:

"It is still early days in the investigation and we are still speaking to witnesses to gather as much info as possible. These witnesses are children and speaking with them is a delicate and time consuming process.

"I would like to return to the description of the vehicle, and I am mindful that we are still in the process of speaking to these children, so I am anxious that we only provided as accurate information as possible.

"What the witnesses have told is that the vehicle looks like a van, they describe it as small at the front and large at the back, so it could be interrupted that this could be something similar to a Ford Connect type van or a Landrover.

"Furthermore April has been described as getting into the driver's side of the vehicle. This may be because she got in with the driver or that it is left hand drive vehicle.

"We still believe that the van is grey or light coloured, but again these things can be affected by failing light and street lamps.

"We are following expert advice and research which says that in situations like this you concentrate your searches in the immediate area and then widen it out. This is what we are doing."

4:38am 3rd October 2012

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
Fabric found in search for missing Ben Needham in Kos

Fabric found in search for missing Ben Needham in Kos

Police searching for missing toddler Ben Needham say they have found items of "slight interest", including fabric.

Ben Needham: Police begin excavation of new search area in Kos

Ben Needham: Police begin excavation of new search area in Kos

Police have begun detailed excavation work in the hope of finally solving the 25-year-old mystery surrounding the disappearance of Ben Needham.

Most read
festival

UPDATE: Glastonbury Festival Traffic Trouble Prompts Warning

Organisers say it is fully open but traffic will take a while to ease

John Lewis advert

VIDEO: The Christmas Adverts That Make Us Cry

Watch the 2015 John Lewis Christmas tear jerker here...

Top articles

Man Stabbed In Stomach With Needle

Cornwall News: He was left with a small puncture wound in Truro

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 7th January 2016

Cornwall Video News: Officials say they’re holding talks to find new jobs for hundreds of workers in Bodmin.

Labour MPs ramp up security as threats rise

National News: Dozens of Labour MPs have had their security ramped up in recent weeks amid continuing threats and following the shocking killing of Jo Cox.

Business Cornwall News - Friday, 18th December 2015

Business Cornwall News: Cornwall is spearheading reform of the Uk’s business licensing laws following a a year-long project.

BBC denies iPlayer logins will be used to catch licence fee dodgers

Showbiz News: Everyone who uses BBC iPlayer will have to log in with an account from early 2017, in a move which could eventually be used to catch licence fee evaders.

Fabric found in search for missing Ben Needham in Kos

World News: Police searching for missing toddler Ben Needham say they have found items of "slight interest", including fabric.

Clarke: Europe's Ryder Cup wins 'irrelevant'

Sports News: Darren Clarke believes Europe's run of three Ryder Cup victories in a row is "irrelevant" ahead of this week's contest at Hazeltine National.

Police called to M62 'assault' find extras dressed as zombies

Strange News: Police cars were scrambled to a potentially serious assault only to discover two people dressed as zombies.

Newer article

VIDEO: Cat Napper Caught on CCTV

National News: Police hunt callous woman seen stealing kitten by shoving it into handbag

Older article

Kate's Agony at 'Topless Photos'

National News: A French magazine says it will publish snaps of the Duchess of Cambridge

Cornwall's Pirate FMPirate 2Pirate Oldies on DAB Digital RadioEscape to Cornwall radioLoveCornwall.com - The Cornish Business DirectoryPirate Education and Training

 

© Copyright Pirate FM

Pirate FM cannot be held responsible for the content of external links.

Close

We Use Cookies

This website uses cookies to store information on your computer.

By using this website you accept the use of cookies as explained in the terms of our cookie policy.