Llanelli mother Jennifer Jones arrested after missing children found safe
A Llanelli mother who disappeared with her four children after she failed to obey a court order for the youngsters to be returned to their father has been arrested.
Jennifer Jones, 46, and her children Jessica, 14, Tomas, 12, Eva, nine, and David, eight, were discovered at around 11am this morning in Gwent after a judge ordered a nationwide search for them.
Mr Justice Roderic Wood ordered the children's "immediate removal" from their mother at a High Court hearing on Monday.
But police had found them gone when they went to Ms Jones's home early yesterday.
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The children had been in the care of their Spanish father Tomas Palacin Cambra, 52, who lives in Majorca, said Mr Justice Roderic Wood.
Ms Jones, 46, who teaches English as a second language, had "abducted" the children then "defied" a High Court order to return them to her divorced husband, he said.
The judge ruled that Jessica 14, Tomas 12, Eva, nine and David, eight, could be identified.
And he authorised solicitors from London law firm Dawson Cornwell, which represents Mr Palacin Cambra, to release photographs.
Dawson Cornwell released photographs of the children with their 16-year-old sister Sara, who, they said, looked like her mother.
Miss Jones is due to appear at the High Court tomorrow.