Couple arrested after missing baby found in Barnard Castle

A couple have been arrested after a four-month-old baby went missing in County Durham.

Police began a search for the pair, believed to be the parents, after the baby girl went missing from Stanley on Monday.

A spokesman for Durham Police said a 31-year-old woman and a 29-year-old man had been arrested on suspicion of exposing a child to neglect.

All three were found at a pub in Barnard Castle after a tip-off.

The baby is in the care of social services.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

Weather

Newcastle upon Tyne

18 °C 13 °C

Features

  • RihannaCloud caution

    After celebrity leaks, what can you do to safeguard your photos?


  • Cesc FabregasFair price?

    Have some football clubs overpaid for their new players?


  • Woman and hairdryerBlow back

    Would banning high-power appliances actually save energy?


  • Rack of lambFavourite feast

    Is the UK unusually fond of lamb and potatoes?


  • Members of staff at James Stevenson Flags hold a Union Jack and Saltire flag UK minus Scotland

    Does the rest of the UK care if the Scots become independent?


BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.