New photos of a lacking couple and their new child child which were lacking since January 5 have been launched.
Police looking for the aristocrat lacking along with her rapist boyfriend and their new child are providing a £10,000 reward to search out them.
Detectives have traced Constance Marten, 35, Mark Gordon, 48, and their child to Newhaven in East Sussex, which has a ferry port.
The brand new footage present the couple on Saturday, January 8, strolling close to Brick Lane, east London at round 11.45pm.
After dumping a pushchair they received a taxi to Haringey, north London the place they received right into a second taxi simply earlier than 1.30am on Sunday morning.
Police say they have been dropped off in a taxi at 4.56am on January 8 simply exterior the doorway to Newhaven port however officers insist there may be ‘no proof’ they caught a ship.
The Met Police – which is main the investigation – is continuous to induce the general public to report any sightings of the household to the police.
New footage of lacking couple and a new child child have been launched as £10k reward has been supplied for info
Mark Gordon, 48, and Constance Marten, 35, have been on the centre of a nationwide police hunt for 4 weeks
This grainy CCTV nonetheless is from moments earlier than the couple dumped their new child child’s pram
On Sunday, January 8, they then received in one other taxi in Allison Street, Haringey, and travelled to Newhaven, the place they have been dropped off simply exterior the port at 04:56hrs
Detective Superintendent Lewis Basford, who’s main the investigation, stated: ‘We proceed to be extraordinarily involved concerning the well being and wellbeing of the new child child, which has had no medical care and has been on the transfer, and probably uncovered to sub-zero temperatures, for nearly a month now.
‘We’re additionally involved for the welfare of Constance and Mark, as a result of our enquiries counsel that they have been always shifting and awake for a minimum of just a few days – which should be particularly draining on somebody who had not too long ago given beginning with no medical consideration.
‘Discovering the child is our prime precedence and we at the moment are providing a £10,000 reward to anybody who supplies info which results in them being discovered. Perhaps you’ve been reluctant to return ahead earlier than, for no matter motive, with key info to assist us discover the household.
‘It doesn’t matter why you didn’t converse to us earlier, what issues is doing the fitting factor now for the great of a weak new child child.
Detectives have now traced Constance Marten, Mark Gordon and their child to Newhaven in East Sussex, which has a ferry port
Earlier CCTV of the couple had proven them after shopping for tenting gear from a London Argos
‘Perhaps you noticed them wandering the streets? Maybe they requested you for instructions? Perhaps they received into your taxi, or they got here into your institution to purchase foods and drinks? Please contact us with any info you’ve, as a result of each single bit of data we get will help us with discovering them. I would wish to stress that when you’ve got taken money to offer a service to the household, whether or not that is giving them a elevate, lodging or one thing else, that you’re not in any form of hassle, we simply want to listen to from you.’
Detectives working to hint the household have now tracked them to Newhaven, in East Sussex.
Police say they have been dropped off in a taxi at 4.56am on January 8 simply exterior the doorway to the port.
They have been seen carrying the baggage containing the blue two-man tent, sleeping luggage and pillows that they’d bought from Argos the night earlier than – which means they might nonetheless be tenting someplace within the UK.
Nevertheless, they have been not in possession of the pushchair that they have been beforehand seen with after they dumped it in Flower and Dean Stroll, E1, at 11.46pm on January 7.
Detective Superintendent Lewis Basford added: ‘We’ve got no proof to counsel that they boarded a ferry in Newhaven, and we nonetheless strongly consider that they continue to be right here within the UK – though they might be anyplace. Our enquiries additionally set up that the child was alive and with them once they received the taxi to Newhaven.
Police say Gordon is usually seen striding forward whereas Constance is strolling behind him
Constance Marten is lacking along with her rapist boyfriend and their new child child within the UK
Napier Marten is Constance’s father and was a pageboy to Queen Elizabeth II earlier than giving up his £115million fortune after an ‘epiphany’ that advised him to flee his ‘materialistic’ life
‘We all know they have been nonetheless in possession of tenting gear on January 8 and so I would encourage individuals to stay vigilant and hold a glance out for a blue tent. Please hold your eyes peeled, particularly when you are out and about in waste floor or magnificence spots, or whilst you’re strolling the canine, and report any info to us.’
Gordon’s mom claimed her son is a ‘good boy’ and that he has secretly married the British aristocrat, saying she ‘doesn’t know what all that is about’.
He was born in Birmingham however he, his mom and his half-siblings moved to the US when he was nonetheless a baby in 1989.
In April of that yr, aged simply 14, Gordon armed himself with backyard shears and a kitchen knife, then attacked his neighbour in a four-and-a-half-hour ordeal which noticed him take her hostage and sexually assault her.
Two younger youngsters have been sleeping within the room subsequent door on the time of the assault, paperwork present.
US court docket data describe how Gordon is alleged to have damaged in via the lady’s lavatory window, earlier than discovering a pair of her stockings which he used as a makeshift masks to cowl his face.
Constance Marten and Mark Gordon exterior East Ham station at round 11.45am on Saturday January 7
The automobile the pair have been driving broke down and caught hearth, as seen on this image from police launched as a part of the search
After her automobile broke down on the M61 close to Bolton on Thursday night, Ms Marten is believed to have been noticed wrapped in pink blanket in Harwich Port, Essex, on Saturday at 9am
As soon as he had encountered his sufferer, the paperwork state: ‘The suspect ordered the sufferer again into the bed room and whereas nonetheless armed, demanded that the sufferer undress.’
He then sexually assaulted and raped the sufferer.
There have been a complete of six fees towards Gordon regarding the April 29 assault: one depend of armed kidnapping, 4 separate counts of armed sexual battery and one depend of housebreaking with a lethal weapon. He was convicted on all fees.
The file described Gordon’s actions as soon as he had entered the home: ‘The suspect positioned a nylon stocking over his face to hide his identification since he lived subsequent door and was recognized by her.
‘The suspect was armed with a kitchen knife in addition to a pair of hedge clippers and after the sufferer got here out of her bed room to analyze the canines barking, got here throughout the suspect lurking simply exterior her bed room door.
‘The sufferer was held for a interval of roughly four-and-a-half hours towards her will by the armed intruder.
‘The suspect admitted to the crime and gave a sworn, taped assertion outlining the sequence of occasions as they occurred.
‘It must be famous that throughout the fee of the crime, the sufferer’s two babies have been sleeping of their bed room.’
Gordon was tried as an grownup and sentenced to twenty years in jail after lastly being arrested following six weeks spent on the run.
Whereas a fugitive from the primary assault, Gordon dedicated one other violent armed raid simply weeks later.
On Might 21, he broke into a person’s home whereas he was sleeping, grabbed a kitchen knife after which battered the householder across the head with a heavy shovel when he awoke.
Court docket paperwork state that Gordon encountered the person, certainly one of a number of occupants of the home, mendacity in mattress when he all of the sudden woke up, ‘at which era the defendant beat the sufferer about his head and physique’ with the shovel.
He then fled empty-handed leaving the sufferer critically injured.
Police lastly caught up with Gordon a month afterward June 13 when he confessed to each raids.
It comes after movie producer Napier Marten issued a plea to his estranged daughter Constance to get herself and the kid to security.
Mr Marten, son of Mary Anna Marten, whose godmother was the late Queen Mom, advised the Impartial: ‘Darling Constance, though we stay estranged in the mean time, I stand by, as I’ve at all times accomplished and because the household has at all times accomplished, to do no matter is important in your secure return to us.
‘I beseech you to discover a solution to flip your self and your wee one in to the police as quickly as attainable, so that you and she or he might be protected.
‘Solely then can a means of therapeutic and restoration start, nevertheless lengthy it could take, nevertheless tough it could be.
‘We’re deeply involved in your and your child’s welfare.
‘I would love you to know that the household will do all that’s wanted in your wellbeing.
‘And I additionally want you to know you might be a lot, a lot liked regardless of the circumstances.’
Anybody who has info on the household’s whereabouts ought to name the incident room on 020 7175 0785.
Alternatively, info might be reported 100 per cent anonymously to the unbiased charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. They by no means ask for private particulars and they don’t hint your system.