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Search party for missing 10-year-old girl

TT/The Local · 15 May 2010, 12:27

Published: 15 May 2010 12:27 GMT+02:00

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The girl was at a playground in the town with a group of friends but failed to return home. Police were alerted to her disappearance at 9pm after the girl had been missing for two hours.

Police have launched an abduction investigation but stressed that this was a matter of course and there was as yet no evidence to suggest that a crime had been committed.

According to the police, around 100 people are participating in the search, which is currently focused on all areas within a ten kilometre radius of the playground where the girl was last seen.

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12:49 May 15, 2010 by JulieLou40
Hope to God they find her safe & sound soon.
13:43 May 15, 2010 by InterceptorZone
The party is led by the police and the "army" and there are only 100 people ? The number is not sufficient at all. I hope they will find her safe..
15:30 May 15, 2010 by thatsjustme
She could be anywhere by now! 10 kilometer radius - are you joking? Could we please have a description of her / picture etc so everyone in Sweden can keep an eye open for her?!!!!
18:57 May 15, 2010 by Thompsuleme
I hope this info here is wrong: 100 people only 10km radius.. common Sverige, You can do better. I hope they find her safe and unharmed. and please eleaseher description nd foto everywhere.. all media outlet... PLEEEEAAASSSSEEEE.
20:05 May 15, 2010 by Tall swede
Her family are refugees that just got their asylum application denied because they did not have a reason to stay. And a few days later the daughter disappears. Why do you think the police dont think a crime is committed? Every person looking for the girl is a waste of tax payer money, but we have to do it to avoid racist accusations. The girl is probably safe and sound at a cousins house or a friend to the family. Its just a matter of time before they find her and no newspaper will ever wright about it, because it could "strengthen the support for the racist forces at work in our society". This is more common than you think.
13:39 May 16, 2010 by Suntiger

Not "the army". It says "from the military". Meaning likely a platoon or so, probably of the homeguard if they don't have a military base close by.

The majority of the searcher are usually volunteers from the town, the police and military usually just provide organization/leadership and communication because they lack the raw manpower these kind of searches needs.


Not only do you bring shame on your nation, you bring shame on humanity.

If a kid is reported lost, you go looking for them. Period.

When the kid is found, then you can start to get into asking questions and demanding answers. But you bloody well find the kid first, everything else is unimportant before that.

Goes for adults too, but children tend to be more vulnerable.
15:17 May 16, 2010 by Tall swede
I do support looking for the girl, it is a small chance that she actually got kidnapped or something. But thats a very small probability. What makes me angry is people who uses other peoples willingness to help a small child just to gain something. We have been fooled before. How many times should we pay for searching forests while the guilty just sits at home giggling at us. Then we all know that no punishment whatsoever will come to them. The worst case scenario for the parents is a free flight back home. They should pay for what they have done, both in money and jail time! Even the police say that they dont suspect kidnapping!
15:43 May 16, 2010 by DamnImmigrant
I'm with THATSJUSTME! Why isn't her picture plastered EVERYWHERE!?!?

Sweden needs to learn about putting out "child alerts" that use mass media - even highway warning signs help.
16:05 May 16, 2010 by Thompsuleme

Why just presume, I dont beleive anyone (in their right mind) would do that to their child just to be here. I love swedish people but guys like u who look at a race before u employ someone, or help someone make me sick. Its not a race issue, its A MISSING GIRL. I hope u have a family memeber missing, hopefully a litle girl ,then ill wish u sweet dreams when u sleep and hope u get a handfull of people searching fo her.
16:16 May 16, 2010 by Tall swede
Its not about race! I have not said a word about race. Just that the family did apply for asylum and got it denied just days before she went missing. Fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice, shame on me. And when i dont want to be fooled for the tenth time, shame on me for that too? What should i do? Sit down, shut up and accept that people use their own children to take advantage of our tax money and our willingness to help a child in presumed danger? These people use the sympathy for real victims to exploit people willing to help a child in need. I dont know word that express my hate for such low, disgusting people, no matter what race.This is not the first time a child went "missing" after a denied PUT.
16:41 May 16, 2010 by Thompsuleme
well you could save your judgement till after the child is found´, dont just think ur being fooled if the circumstance are similar to others.
16:49 May 16, 2010 by Puffin
@ Tall Swede

Perhaps you remember the case back in 1994 where two small Bosinen-Albanian girls disappeared from a refugee centre. Many people spread the same sort of rumours that you are spreading on this board - that it was a ruse to gain asylum and the police hardly bothered to investigate the disappearances - until the girls were found dead 6 months later.....

There have been several other cases of immigrant and refugee girls who have vanished without a trace in this same general area and were never seen again - there were the cases of Mariam ( a refugee in Borås) and Jasmina (Sävsjö) who both vanished in the summer of 1997 playng out in the early evening - where the police have long believed were kidnapped and murdered by the same man

Svenljunga - lies between these 2 locations and the police are treating the current disppearance as a kidnapping case

In many ways I really hope it is her family - at least she's be safe and not in the hands of a murderer
17:11 May 16, 2010 by Thompsuleme
Thanks for the info Puffin. hard choice u made there i am sure, but i just hope she is safe and whoever is responsible be brought to book. @Tallswede, A life is a life wether refugee or local and again dont be so quick to judg tho somehow I think ur iinentions are honest but just a tard misguided.
17:29 May 16, 2010 by Tall swede
I would like to think that my heart is in the right place. And i regret writing "the family" when i actually mean families that uses their children as tools. We do not know yet in this case. And since i started writing here, ive read that the police now consider kidnapping that they didnt really do before. Also they put out a decription of her, which they also did not do earlier: "Flickan är 150 cm lång, har långt svart hår och bar blå joggingbyxor, grå joggingtröja och vita gymnastikskor." If the girl actually got kidnapped, this family is the kind of victims that i tried to protect earlier from people who abuse others willingness to help.
22:29 May 16, 2010 by zircon
The Military... Compassion and caring.. This is good.
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