Advertisement

  1. National

New Maddie info 'encouraging'

Madeleine McCann's parents are "greatly encouraged" by new information about the disappearance of their daughter, they said in a statement ahead of a fresh appeal to be aired on BBC Crimewatch on Monday 14th October.

View all 4 updates ›

Police hope appeal will bring forth new witnesses

The senior investigating officer into Madeleine McCann's disappearance has said he hopes the forthcoming appeal will prompt new witnesses to come forward.

Metropolitan Police's Detective Chief Inspector Andy Redwood who is leading the investigation Credit: PA/PA Wire

Metropolitan Police's Detective Chief Inspector Andy Redwood said: "We now believe we have the most complete picture to date of the events surrounding her disappearance.

"We are now making targeted and new appeals for help from the public.

"I truly believe there are people out there who hold the key to Madeleine's disappearance, and that so far they may be completely unaware of that fact."

More top news