Tyrrell foster parents due to face court

By Luke Costin
William Tyrrell's foster parents are due to face court charged with assaulting a different child. (AAP)

Missing toddler William Tyrrell's foster parents are due to face a Sydney court charged with assaulting a different child.

The foster mother, 56, and foster father, 54, each face one count of common assault, alleged to have occurred at a home on Sydney's upper north shore this year.

They are scheduled to face a magistrate in Hornsby Local Court on Tuesday.

The identities of the foster parents and the child cannot be revealed for legal reasons.

The charges do not relate to William, who went missing aged three in September 2014 from a home at Kendall on the NSW mid-north coast.

Inquiries into the boy's disappearance continue, with police on Monday flagging their current search around William's last known location could take "weeks and weeks".


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