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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

Rebecca Minnock, who went on the run with her three-year-old son during a bitter custody battle could be jailed.

The 25-year-old is facing committal proceedings launched by her ex-partner Roger Williams after she defied two court orders concerning their son Ethan Williams.

Two court hearings will take place in Bristol this week, which could see the mother-of-one jailed for contempt of court.

Judge Stephen Wildblood QC said would there would be a directions hearing on Wednesday, ahead of the full hearing on Friday. Both will be heard at Bristol Magistrates' Court.

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