Man hunted after ‘abducted’ Oldham girl found in Spain

Police looking for Alin Coman

A SCHOOLGIRL who went missing from Oldham, UK, has been found alive and well in Spain.

Camilia Lupu, 14, handed herself over to police in Almeria province yesterday (Monday July 14) after an appeal had been made by her parents.

The girl, originally from Romania, was reported missing on June 26 and was believed to be travelling with 37-year-old Romanian Alin Coman.

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) have confirmed they still want to speak to Coman on suspicion of child abduction.

He is described as slimly built with short, dark receding hair and a mole in the middle of his forehead.

Det Insp Mark McDowall said: “Everyone is delighted with the news that Camilia is safe, well and under the protection of the Spanish police.”

He added that the GMP was now working with the Spanish authorities to return her to her family in the UK. He went on to say: “A young girl has escaped potential harm and will hopefully now be returned home safely.”


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