02/10/2012 06:56 BST | Updated 02/10/2012 06:58 BST

April Jones Missing: Pictures Of The Five-Year-Old Who Was 'Abducted In Van'

Police and friends have circulated images of missing five-year-old April Jones, to help spread the search for the schoolgirl.

Local residents have spent the night searching for April Jones who was last seen getting into the van which drove off in the mid Wales town of Machynlleth Monday evening.

One of the pictures shows April in a dark purple coat and a grey fur trim, which she is believed to have been wearing when she was last seen, playing close to her home.

Missing April Jones