By Dan Bean in The Press.
Police in North Yorkshire want the public to sign up to an emergency alert intended to find missing children.
Child Rescue Alert is run by the National Crime Agency, the charity Missing People, and the Groupcall technology company, and will see will see texts and emails sent to users after children go missing, with an aim to raise awareness and increase the number of people looking for them.
DCI Allan Harder, of North Yorkshire Police, said: “The initial hours after a child goes missing are crucial. A sighting by a member of the public could lead to the safe recovery of a vulnerable child.
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