French Police Hunt for Girl, 9, Who Vanished at a Wedding

A message posted to the Gendarmerie Nationale Twitter account reads in French: "Call for witnesses" - "Worrying disappearance of a minor[."]

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PARIS (AP) — French police widened their search Wednesday for a 9-year-old girl who disappeared during a wedding in the Alps, combing wooded slopes and streams and questioning more potential witnesses. A photo and description of the girl has been posted and tweeted across France since her weekend disappearance, and the local prosecutor opened a kidnapping investigation. The girl has been publicly identified only by her first name, Maelys. The national gendarme service said reinforcements…

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