David Jose Araujo Veloso dos Santos
Occupation: Restaurant employee
Place of Work: Millenium Restaurant
He has worked as a waiter in the Millenium Restaurant since 12th March of this year.
The establishment is used by guests staying at the OC resort particularly at breakfast and dinner times.
When questioned he says he remembers the family of Madeleine McCann, who used the restaurant where he works once on Saturday 28th April, but he adds that he did not have any conversation with them.
When questioned about the relationship between the parents and the children, he says that he did not really notice, but that he was given to believe that there was nothing strange about it.
He says that at no moment did he notice anyone with strange behaviour as regards the children or anything that appeared suspicious to him.
Concerning the events being investigated, when he was working his normal shift from 16.00 to 24.00 an individual, tall and of British nationality, appeared in the restaurant at about 22.30/22.45, who asked him whether he had seen a little girl who had disappeared, describing her as blonde and three years old and that she was probably wearing pyjamas.
The witness and his colleague, Maria de Fatima, replied that they hadn’t, upon which the individual ran out.
When questioned, the witness said that he did not participate in the searches that took place that night, but went home at about 24.00 when he finished work.
He knew about the investigation from the media. He has nothing else to say.
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