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Search for boy, 5, with brain tumour taken from hospital by parents

Hampshire Police have launched a major investigation to find a five-year-old boy with a brain tumour, after his parents took him from Southampton General Hospital without the blessing of his doctors.

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Police say 'time running out' for Ashya King

Police say time is running out for a five year old boy with a brain tumour from Southsea who was taken from hospital by his parents.

Officers say they have serious concerns for the life of Ashya King as he needs constant medical care.

His parents, who are believed to be Jehovah's Witnesses, took him out of Southampton General against doctors wishes yesterday afternoon, and boarded a ferry to Cherbourg along with his six siblings.

ITV Meridian spoke to Assistant Chief Constable Chris Shead from Hampshire Constabulary.

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