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Missing Romanian family from Ipswich found ‘safe and well’ in Birmingham

PUBLISHED: 16:17 06 November 2017 | UPDATED: 16:21 06 November 2017

Gheorghe Dumitru, Picture: SUFFOLK CONSTABULARY

Gheorghe Dumitru, Picture: SUFFOLK CONSTABULARY

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A family-of-four from Ipswich who had been missing for almost a week have been found “safe and well”.

Fears had been mounting for the Dumitru family, who were from Romania, and had been reported missing to Suffolk Constabulary on October 27.

Police issued an appeal to trace the family last Thursday, having made a number of inquiries to locate them.

Today, Suffolk Constabulary confirmed the Dumitrus had been found .

“The Dumitru family, who were reported missing on Friday, October 27, 2017, were found to be safe and well on Friday, November 3, in Birmingham,” a spokesman said.

“Police would like to thank the media and the public for their assistance.”

The family comprise of father Gheorghe Dumitru, 39, mother Tanta Dumitru, 41, and their two children David Dumitru, 17, and eight-year-old Florin Vaduva.

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