It has been almost three days since Cleo Smith, a four-year-old girl went missing from a campsite in Western Australia. She was last seen around 1:30 am on Saturday, by the tent she was staying in at the Blowholes campsite, in Macleod, according to a statement by the Western Australia Police Force, earlier today.
The statement expressed grave concerns for Cleo’s safety and said that the WA police were exploring all possibilities, with a number of investigative resources assisting them, including detectives from the Homicide Squad as well as forensics and local detectives.
The statement further mentioned other details about the girl’s disappearance. She was wearing a pink sleepsuit with blue and yellow patterns, when she was last seen, and that she was sleeping in a red and black sleeping bag then. Cleo is around 110 centimeters tall, with hazel eyes and honey blonde hair.
According to the report by CNN, it further adds that the Smith family were familiar with the Macleod area as they often went camping there. Macleod is a rural settlement that sits between the sea and Lake Macleod and is around 48 km from the town of Carnarvon. Earlier today, police officers were seen searching a number of shacks along the coastline. They have appealed for anyone staying at the campsite, or nearby, or had been there to contact them.
The girl’s mother, Ellie, made a Facebook post, appealing for any information on her daughter’s disappearance.
In the post, she mentioned how it had been over 24 hours since she had not seen her daughter, and to help her find Cleo. She urged users to call the police if they knew anything at all. She added that she had last seen the girl at 1:30 am and when woken up at 6 am, she was missing. The police did not provide any other details, except hinting at a sleeping bag is missing from the campsite, as per reports.
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