Friend of April Jones giving evidence

Mold Crown Court is hearing evidence from a friend of April Jones who was playing with her at the time she went missing.

She is appearing via video link from Aberystwyth.

The judge, Mr Justice Griffith-Williams, asks her how old she is, and she confirms she is seven.

The court is then played an interview recorded with the witness on Tuesday 2 October, just before 5.20 - less than 24 hours after April went missing.

She is seen holding a toy rabbit in the interview.

The police officer clarifies with her that she knows the difference between telling the truth and telling a lie.

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