Lookalike ... Carolina, snatched from
her parents' cafe on the Algarve
THE parents of a Madeleine McCann lookalike who was the victim of a kidnap bid
are to be quizzed by private detectives.
Blue-eyed blonde Carolina Santos, three, was snatched by a Moroccan-looking man
four months before Maddie vanished.
The incident happened just 30 minutes’ drive from the McCanns’ holiday flat in
Praia da Luz, Portugal.
parents Abel and Lina offered to help cops two weeks
after Maddie, four, disappeared but were never questioned.
Now they will meet private detectives from Spanish agency Metodo
3, hired by Gerry and Kate McCann, both 39.
Abel, 40, said yesterday: “We want to see Maddie found as much as anyone.
“She and Carolina
He and Lina, 29, were working in their cafe at Fonte Louzeiros when Carolina vanished last
They spotted her with the stranger 300 yards away. When they caught up he fled.
Lina said: “If we hadn’t come out at that moment I
don’t know what would have happened.”
It is feared Maddie may have been snatched to order and taken to Morocco.
Metodo 3 said: “This could be relevant.”
Scene of crime ... cafe