To: The Coordinator of the Criminal Investigation
From : Inspector Queiroz
Subject: Information related to the girl recently abducted from the Algarve
Today at about 16.40 a woman appeared at this station who formally identified herself as M***** da C******, a resident of Porto and said the following.
On 3rd May in lower Faro where she was on holiday, at about 11.00, in a garden next to the Caixa Geral de Depositos, she saw a girl who looked very similar to the photos shown on television relating to the English girl who recently disappeared from the Algarve.
At that moment the girl was accompanied by a male individual whom she describes as follows: white, aged about 40, about 1.80 in height, normal physical appearance, light brown hair in a normal cut, light grey eyes, small round face, with a small short nose, she cannot remember any details such as tattoos or earrings. He was wearing a good quality baby blue coloured shirt with long sleeves if she is not mistaken, with vertical yellow stripes, beige coloured trousers and dark brown shoes.
As regards the girl, she says she had round dark grey eyes, light brown hair, with a normal fringe on her forehead and she had ‘large circles around her eyes’, it was this detail that later when she heard about the supposed abduction made her associate the facts, she was wearing a reddish/pink t-shirt, smooth and with long sleeves unless she is mistaken, she was wearing white trousers, white shoes with red lines on the round front of the shoes. She was carrying a smooth white cloth in her left hand.
She was walking as if in a hurry, in other words, she did not like she was just out for a walk.
She did not hear them speak.
The girl was not crying but looked tired.
They crossed the garden and went in the direction of the Faro marina, she did not see them further.