Cleo Smith Was Missing For 18 Days & The Moment They Found Her Alive Is So Emotional (VIDEO)

She was found in a locked house after being allegedly abducted from a campsite.

Western Canada Editor
Cleo Smith Was Missing For 18 Days & The Moment They Found Her Alive Is So Emotional (VIDEO)

Four-year-old Cleo Smith, who was allegedly abducted from her family's tent on October 16, has been found alive.

Police broke into a house in remote Western Australia at 1 a.m. local time on November 3, and they've released a video of the moment officers rescued the little girl.

Police said the home was around 50 kilometres from the campsite where Cleo and her family were staying. She has now been reunited with her family.

In a video post on the police force's public Facebook page, Deputy Commissioner Col Blanch said, "It's my privilege to announce that in the early hours of this morning, the Western Australia Police Force rescued Cleo Smith. Cleo is alive and well."

Police said that one of their officers who entered the property picked Cleo up and said, "What's your name?" To which she replied, "My name is Cleo."

The statement added, "This is the outcome we all hoped and prayed for. It's the outcome we've achieved because of some incredible police work."

A local man is in custody and currently being questioned by detectives, it added.

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