As Izvestia found out, a five-year-old girl Sophia from the Yakovlevsky district of Primorsky Krai was found alive on Sunday, July 3.
A man suspected of kidnapping, with several convictions, is still wanted.
The day before, the girl’s mother, Anna, reported the missing child to the police, saying that her daughter disappeared on Saturday, July 2, at about 16:00 (9:00 Moscow time). In the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation for the Primorsky Territory, a criminal case was initiated under the article “Murder”.
Anna told Izvestia that she knew the man who had kidnapped her daughter, but they did not maintain close contact. As she explained, the attacker came to her house and asked to sleep, she agreed.
In addition, later the woman clarified that Sofia’s hairpin and sweets were found in a cemetery near their village of Novosysoevka. According to her, no one saw the girl, traces are lost at the bus stop.
In addition, it turned out that Sofia is from a dysfunctional family. Her mother Anna is on preventive records for improper performance of parental duties. The woman has five children in her care. Anna was prosecuted four times because her eldest daughter did not attend school.
90 police officers and 80 volunteers were involved in the search for the missing five-year-old child.