South Shields' mum on the run explains her side of 'child abduction' story
A mum from South Shields who is on the run with her daughter has spoken out from her hiding place.
Lauren Etchells, caught up in a custody dispute over her child, has been giving her side of the story for the first time.
The 31-year-old former teacher hit the news when she fled her home in Canada with two-year-old Kaydance without telling her estranged wife Tasha Brown.
The pair had been raising Kaydance together and Miss Etchells, who is originally from South Shields and has dual UK/Canadian citizenship, sparked an international police hunt after she allegedly lied to passport officials so... read more
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