Police receive 1,000 replies to Madeleine appeal

Madeleine McCann went missing while on holiday in Portugal in 2007. Credit: Family Handout

Police investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann have received nearly 1,000 calls and emails in response to a fresh appeal for information.

There have been more than 730 calls and 212 emails as a result of "specific lines of inquiry" about the events leading up to and surrounding Madeleine's abduction in Portugal on May 3 2007, Scotland Yard said.

Senior investigating officer Detective Chief Inspector Andy Redwood said detectives are working through the calls and material generated by Monday night's BBC Crimewatch programme.

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Madeleine appeal: 1,000 replies

Police investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann have received nearly 1,000 calls and emails in response to a fresh appeal for information.