Child taken from Montemor-o-Novo in a stolen car has already been handed over to parents – Portugal

The child taken today in a stolen car in Montemor-o-Novo was found in Lisbon, next to a restaurant, is in good health and has already been handed over to parents, revealed the PSP.

According to a source from the Lisbon PSP, the seven-year-old boy was left next to the Lagar do Xisto restaurant, on Columbano Bordalo Pinheiro Avenue, and it was from the establishment that the authorities were alerted to the presence of the minor.

“The child is fine. Initially he was a little scared, but physically he is fine and he is already with his parents”, said the PSP, to the agency Lusa.

According to the same source, the PSP has already recovered the vehicle, next to Quinta do Loureiro, in the Alcântara area, approximately four kilometers away from the place where the child was left.

Also according to the PSP, “steps were taken to find the individual or individuals” responsible for the theft of the car.

A car was stolen earlier today in Montemor-o-Novo, in the Évora district, with a seven-year-old boy inside, who was abandoned in Lisbon, more than 100 kilometers from the place of the theft, said a source of the GNR.

The theft of the vehicle occurred next to a restaurant, where the car was parked, while “the child’s mother went to the establishment to fetch a meal”, having “left the car with the key in the ignition,” explained the source. GNR.

“GNR took immediate steps to locate the vehicle,” he said.

He added that the investigation of the theft had come under the jurisdiction of the Judiciary Police.

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