‘We’ve got her’: Audio of police rescue of Cleo Smith released
Western Australian Police have released audio of the moment they found little Cleo in a home in Carnarvon.
The audio matches a description of the moment given by Detective Senior Sergeant Cameron Blaine, who was one of the officers there.
“We’ve got her,” an officer is heard saying.
“I’ve got you bubby.”
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Another officer asks: “What’s your name, sweetheart?”
She replies: “My name is Cleo.”
The lights were on and Cleo was playing with toys when police arrived, Det Snr Sgt Blaine said at a press conference earlier today.
The little girl is in good spirits and is back with her family after 18 day ordeal.
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“From our point of view, I’m amazed she seems to be so well-adjusted and happy, it was really, heart-warming to see,” he said.
“She is playing in the backyard, exactly how you would expect, like how my daughter did when she was four-years-old.”
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