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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 could face jail if ex decides to press charges

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

A mother from Somerset who went on the run with her three-year-old son during a bitter custody battle could be jailed if her ex-partner starts legal proceedings against her.

Roger Williams has until tomorrow to decide whether he wants to bring contempt proceedings against Rebecca Minnock for defying two court orders.

Roger Williams has to decide by tomorrow whether to pursue legal proceedings against Ethan's mother. Credit: PA

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