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Appeal for missing mother and three-year-old son

Addi Donald and her son Roman have been missing for 5 days Credit: Blackpool Police

Police are appealing for information about a missing mother from Blackpool and her three-year-old son.

Addi Donald, 21, and her son Roman Fontalba-Donald were last seen together on Sunday March 22 at around 4pm.

It is thought that they could still be in and around the Blackpool area.

Addi is described as mixed race of a petite build with long dark hair. Roman is described as olive skinned with short dark brown hair.

It has been five days since Addi and her son where last seen and we are growing increasingly concerned about their whereabouts.

We are urging Addi to get in touch with us on the 101 phone number, or call in at any police station. If Addi sees this appeal I want to reassure her that our priority is the welfare of both her and Roman and getting them home safe and well.

– DI Nick Connaughton of Blackpool Police

Anyone with information should contact Lancashire Police on 101.

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Credit: Cancer Research UK

Nearly 40,000 people are diagnosed with Cancer in the north West every year.

Early diagnosis in the region is lower than the average for England, with only 52% diagnosed early compared with 54% in the rest of the country.

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