It’s been 14 years since seven-year-old Daniel Entwistle vanished while out playing in Great Yarmouth

Missing seven-year-old Daniel Entwistle. Photo: Norfolk police

Missing seven-year-old Daniel Entwistle. Photo: Norfolk police - Credit: Archant

Fourteen years after Daniel Entwistle went missing from his home town his disappearance remains unresolved.

The seven-year-old was out playing on Saturday May 3 during a bank holiday weekend but failed to return home to his parents in Copperfield Avenue.

Despite a major police search and investigation no trace of the boy has ever been found.

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His red BMX bike was found close to the river at Trinity Quay sparking a theory he had fallen into the river.

In May 2013 police launched a fresh appeal to help provide some closure for his family.


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Comparisons have been drawn with Madeleine McCann who went missing on the same day four years later, the campaign to find her rarely being out of the headlines.

His father David died two years ago.

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