Portuguese police have asked their Spanish counterparts to investigate
an alleged sighting in Nerja of the missing British child Madeleine
McCann. The witness claims to have seen a girl in Nerja with a strong
physical resemblance to Madeleine, who went missing in Portugal in May
The investigation is being carried out by the Specialist & Violent Crime
Unit (UDEV) of the Spanish National Police, who have already begun to
check this latest sighting.
Since the disappearance from Praia da Luz in the Algarve, there have
been many claimed sightings of Madeleine in various locations, including
Last November Scotland Yard detectives flew to Barcelona as part of
their own investigation into the disappearance.
Below are a series of images to show what Madeleine might look like now.
These Ďage-progressioní images have been produced by experts at NCMEC,