Barnard Castle baby case: Arrested couple bailed
- 31 October 2012
- From the section Tyne & Wear
A County Durham couple arrested after going missing with their four-month-old baby who was in care have been bailed.
The girl went missing from Stanley on Monday and all three were found in a pub in Barnard Castle on Tuesday.
The woman, aged 31, and man, aged 29, were arrested on suspicion of exposing a child to neglect.
The pair from Annfield Plain have been bailed until until mid-December. The baby is back in the care of social services.
Stanley Councillor Carl Marshall said Durham County Council was carrying out an internal inquiry into the case.