A Norfolk couple have been arrested on suspicion of child cruelty after their 11-year-old son weighed in at 15 stone. According to a report in the Sun newspaper (£), the couple were interviewed by police after doctors raised concerned over the boy's welfare.
In a statement Norfolk Police said: "A 49-year-old man and a 44-year-old woman , both from the King's Lynn area, were arrested back in March on suspicion of child neglect and cruelty under section one of the Children's Act 1933. They have been released on police bail pending further inquiries."
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