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Missing Bishop’s Waltham Boy Sparks Major Police Response – But He’s Found In His Own Bed

By Times Reporter in Crime News on May 11, 2022

Six police units including armed officers and dogs were sent to dispatched to search for a missing Bishop’s Waltham child last night – who was then found in his own bed.

Teams from across the area raced to join in the hunt for the three-year-old boy including the Fareham and Gosport Response Team, Fareham and Gosport neighbourhood teams, Fareham and Gosport High Harm Reduction Team, a Dog Unit and an Armed Response Unit.

A police spokesperson said: “Pretty much every unit in the District this evening has just responded to a report of a missing 3-year-old boy in Bishop’s Waltham.

“Thankfully, the child was located by the first arriving Officers, hiding in his own bed. This was within minutes of them arriving on scene. A big thank you to almost every resident on the road who came out to help look for the child.”


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