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Fears for welfare of abducted Welsh girl April Jones, 5

Police and locals have spent the night searching for April Jones, who was last seen getting into a van at about 7:30pm.

April Jones, 5, was last seen getting into a van at about 7:30pm last night.
April Jones, 5, was last seen getting into a van at about 7:30pm last night.
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POLICE IN the Welsh town of Machynlleth will this morning resume the search for a girl, 5, who is feared to have been abducted yesterday evening.

April Jones was last seen getting into a van at about 7:30pm while out playing on her bicycle with her friend.

Dyded-Powys Police said they were increasingly concerned about her welfare.

Hundreds of local people gathered at a local leisure to organise a search last night, and are set to continue this morning.

BBC News quoted police inspector Kevin Davies as saying there had been “mention of a grey van” and that this was forming one line of inquiry.

“Nothing is being overlooked. It’s an angle, it’s an inquiry that we’re pursuing along with other angles,” Davies said.

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