Dozens of people have gathered outside Coventry council house for a peaceful protest demanding answers over the death of Daniel Pelka.
A serious case review into his death found numerous failings by authorities - but campaigners say they need to know how he was allowed to slip through the net.
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The court heard Peter George Bell diverted funds from the company client account to finance a lavish lifestyle.
The shoes date back to 1690 and are thought to be worth hundreds of pounds.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses after the assault was reported earlier this month.