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5 Year Missing April Jones Police News Conference 'Family Appeal'
5 Year Missing April Jones Police News Conference 'Family Appeal' The family of five-year-old April Jones say they are "shattered" by her disappearance and appealed for her safe return. Police said the search is continuing for the little girl who was last seen playing on her bicycle with friends near her home in the Bryn Y Gog estate in Machynlleth, mid Wales, at around 7pm last night. She was last spotted by another child getting into a grey or light-coloured van - similar to a Ford Transit Connect or Land Rover-type vehicle. A 46-year-old man - named by Sky sources as Mark Bridger - has been arrested on suspicion of her abduction. Police said they had been "actively looking for him". Detective Superintendent Reg Bevan, of Dyfed-Powys Police, read out a short statement from her family at a news conference. "Last night our lives were shattered when our beautiful little girl April who was playing with friends was taken from us. We are devastated and our lives have stopped. Please, please if you have our little girl, let her come home to us," they said. Mr Bevan said they are examining the arrested man's left-hand drive Land Rover Discovery. He said the suspect is a local man and was walking by the side of the road, a couple of miles outside the small town, when he was seized at around 3.30pm. Detectives were "following various lines of inquiry" and would be interviewing the suspect at Aberystwyth Police Station this evening, he added. Superintendent Ian John said <b>...</b>