Search team moves to second site of interest in hunt for Ben Needham

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The search team looking for the remains of Ben Needham have moved to a second site of interest on the Greek island of Kos.

The team is to start work today on a second site where detectives suspect Ben's remains may lay.

Police officers and volunteers are now into the eleventh day of their search for Ben, who was 21 months old when he went missing in July 1991.

The toddler was playing outside a farmhouse his grandfather was renovating when he disappeared.

His family always believed he had been abducted but detectives are now looking into the theory that he may have been crushed and buried by a digger working nearby.

Detective Inspector Jon Cousins, leading the search, said the area around the farmhouse was his 'primary' site of interest and work was still ongoing there, but he said the team would move to a second site today.

He said the site was close to the farmhouse and was of 'significance'.

"t's a targeted area. It's of significance to this investigation," he said.

The sites are being searched following a tip-off about a digger driver who was clearing a building plot on the day Ben vanished.

He died last year but a friend came forward in June to suggest that he may have accidentally buried the tot.

Search for Ben Needham enters its eleventh day

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