Boy Missing In Freezing Weather Is Found

A nine-year-old boy, who went missing overnight in freezing temperatures, has been found.

Cheshire Police issued an urgent appeal to find Darren Phipps, who was last seen at his home in Braemer Avenue, Northwich at around 7pm last night.

Local residents had been searching for Darren and were urged to check their sheds in case he had taken shelter from the cold.

However, a Cheshire Police spokesman has confirmed that the boy turned up "safe and well at a friend's house" in the Rudheath area of the town.

Police and his family became "very concerned" due to worsening weather conditions.


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