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Cleo Smith

Homicide Team Joins Search for Missing 4-year-old Who Vanished From Campsite

A homicide team has joined the search for a 4-year-old Australian girl who’s been missing for several days.

According to the New Zealand Herald, family members reported Cleo Smith missing on Saturday morning. The child was last seen with her family at the Blowholes Campground in Macleod, where they were staying in a tent.

Cleo’s family told authorities that they woke up to find her missing at around 6 a.m. on Saturday. They reportedly last saw at around 1:30 a.m. that morning.

Inspector Jon Munday announced that police are not ruling anything out, including an abduction.

“Grave concerns are held for Cleo’s safety,” a Monday statement from the Western Australia Police Force read. “WA Police are exploring all possibilities and have a number of investigative resources to assist including detectives from the Homicide Squad as well as Forensics and local detectives.”

CNN reports that Macleod lies “between the sea and Lake Macleod, around 30 miles north of the town of Carnarvon.”

Cleo is described as a white female who stands 3-feet-7-inches tall and has hazel eyes and honey-blonde hair. She was last seen wearing a pink onesie with a blue and yellow pattern. Her sleeping bag is also missing.

“It’s been reported a sleeping bag is missing. Other than that I really am not at liberty to divulge what else we believe may be missing,” Munday said.”

So far, searchers have found no sign of Cleo. Check back for updates.

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[Featured Photo: Cleo Smith/Police Handout]