Shocking figures show hundreds of Wales’ most vulnerable children are going missing – Wales Online


Hundreds of vulnerable children – including a baby boy less than a year old – in the care of social services are going missing and are at risk of paedophiles and drug gangs, we can reveal.

A WalesOnline investigation found at least 115 individual children under the care of local authorities have been reported missing on nearly 1,700 occasions since January 2015.

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One “looked-after” 15-year-old girl inCardiffwas missing for more than nine months while a baby boy less than a year old went missing for a day in June 2015 inConwy.

Figures obtained through freedom of information requests found dozens of children…

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