The coal bunker where the boy was held
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Parents jailed for locking boy in coal bunker

28 May 2012 Last updated at 14:04 BST

A couple from Blackpool have been jailed for two years for locking their 11-year-old son in a disused coal bunker.

The parents, who cannot be name for legal reasons, kept the boy in the filthy basement because of his unruly behaviour.

Ed Thomas reports.