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Runaway mother could face jail after ex-partner brings committal proceedings

A mum who went on the run with her three-year-old son could face jail after her ex-partner launched committal proceedings against her. Roger Williams began the proceedings after she defied two court orders concerning their son Ethan Williams.

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Runaway mum due in court today

Rebecca Minnock and her son were missing for 17 days. Credit: Family

A mother from Somerset who went on the run with her three-year-old son is due in court this morning.

Rebecca Minnock from Highbridge was missing for 17 days after a judge ordered that Ethan should live with his father.

She handed herself in to police in Oxford on Friday night. Her mother and a family friend were jailed on Friday after lying about the disappearance.

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