‘Needle in a haystack’. Australian police weep with relief after finding missing four-year old Cleo – MarketWatch November 3, 2021 – Weirdness Wednesdays November 3, 2021

Here’s a happy and slightly sad post for this week’s post – saw it today on Market Watch: Longer article.

By Associated Press November 3, 2021

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Police smashed their way into a suburban house on Wednesday and rescued a 4-year-old girl whose disappearance from her family’s camping tent on Australia’s remote west coast more than two weeks ago both horrified and captivated the nation.

Officials wept with relief after seeing body camera video of a police officer scooping up the girl, Cleo Smith, and hearing her say, “My name is Cleo.” A 36-year-old local man was arrested after the late-night raid at the house in the coastal town of Carnarvon, which followed a tip to police on Tuesday.

The girl was reunited with her mother Ellie Smith and stepfather Jake Gliddon soon after her rescue. “Our family is whole again,” the mother said on social media.

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