Gran of schoolboy missing after Spanish holiday with mum fears he has been abducted to live 'alternative lifestyle' abroad

The gran of a schoolboy missing after a holiday in Spain fears her daughter and ex-husband have taken him to live an "alternative lifestyle" abroad.

Police continue to be concerned for the welfare of Alex Batty, who did not return from a holiday with his mother and grandfather last year.

Alex, who turns 12 on Tuesday, flew out on a pre-agreed trip with Melanie Batty, 37, and David Batty, 58, for a week-long stay in the Benahavis area, near Marbella.

However they...
source: Daily Record

2018-02-13 09:35
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