Four-year-old found alive after two weeks missing in Australian ...


Four-year-old found alive after two weeks missing in Australian outback

Cleo Smith found by police locked in a house 100km from where she vanished. A man has been arrested

Renju Jose

A four-year-old girl who went missing from an Australian outback campsite more than two weeks ago has been returned safely to her parents after she was rescued by police from a locked house, authorities said on Wednesday.

Police broke into a house in Carnarvon, a town about 100km south of the campsite, early on Wednesday morning and found Cleo Smith in one of the rooms.

“One of the officers picked her up into his arms and asked her: ‘What’s your name?’ She said: ‘My name is Cleo,’” said Western Australia Police deputy commissioner Col Blanch on local television. A man has been taken into custody in relation to the disappearance, he said...

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