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Missing Five-Year-Old Molly Owens believed to be with on the run father has been found

UPDATE: Molly Owens has been found safe and well, read the latest updated article here.

Thanks to everyone who shared we are delighted to confirm Molly is safely back with her family after being missing for a number of days.

What happened?

Molly was reported missing and was believed to be with her father who was on the run from police the police after he failed to appear in court for sentencing.

Her father has a history of violence following his conviction of assaulting one woman three times.

Brian Owens aged 26 had been convicted over for assaulting the same woman on three different occasions.

North Wales Police believes Molly Owens, of Holyhead, Anglesey, is with Brian George Owens, 26, in Ireland.

He was due to be sentenced by Caernarfon magistrates on Friday.

Supt Jane Banham said investigations were ongoing and officers were “in close contact with their colleagues at the Garda”.

Officers believe the pair are accompanied by women named Elaine Doutch.

“We just want to ensure that Molly is safe and well and are issuing a direct appeal for her to be returned home,” Supt Banham said.

Owens was due in court to be sentenced for three counts of assault by beating of the same woman on three different occasions.

He was also convicted of one charge of sending an offensive, indecent or menacing message.

A warrant has been issued for his arrest.

Molly has shoulder-length blonde hair and blue eyes and sometimes wears pink glasses. She was last seen wearing a dark blue T-shirt with a light coloured pattern on the front, blue jeans and trainers. She is also believed to be carrying a teddy-like toy.

Owens is 5ft 9in tall with a slim build, short brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a white top, dark trousers and trainers and is carrying a blue jacket.

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