Illegal adoption claim could be probed by police

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A CRIMINAL probe could be launched into a South Tyneside woman’s claims she was adopted illegally.

Police have confirmed they are in contact with Dorothy Laybourn and are examining her allegations.

She has told officers she did not give her consent to be adopted in 1970 and her birth mother’s signature may have been forged.


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