'Kidnapped' British boy with brain tumour could be in Spain: Police
Published on Aug 30, 2014 4:46 PM
LONDON (AFP) - A five-year-old British boy with a brain tumour who was taken from hospital by his parents without doctors' consent could now be in Spain, British police said on Saturday.
The police said they had "positive information" to suggest that Ashya King and his family could be in Spain where they have "strong links" to the Marbella area.
King's parents, who are Jehovah's Witnesses, drove him away from Southampton hospital in southern England on Thursday and were seen boarding a ferry to Cherbourg in France.
British and French police have been searching for the boy and a French prosecutor said the youngster had effectively been "kidnapped".
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