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04th Jun 2014

British Police Granted Additional Seven Days In Madeleine McCann Search Operation of Praia De Luz Wasteland

The police are excavating two sites in the Algarve resort.


British police have been granted an additional seven days to work on a search operation of a wasteland space near Praia de Luz in the hunt for Madeleine McCann.

Forensic police officers were pictured this morning preparing to examine a hole in an area of wasteland to search for the toddler who went missing in 2007.

A patch previously examined in the search near Praia da Luz has been scanned again with ground-penetrating radar equipment to probe for disturbed earth.

ITV News correspondent Gareth Owen tweeted from the site, confirming that said British police have been granted another seven days to work on the search area in Praia da Luz:



It was announced last month British detectives investigating the disappearance of Madeleine seven years ago have been granted permission to excavate two sites at the Algarve resort where she was last spotted.

Clarence Mitchell, spokesman for Kate and Gerry McCann, said Madeleine’s parents are continually “being kept fully informed” of any developments in the case.