When Mary Tudoricas father met with an unknown man Sunday afternoon with a view to a possible car trade, it went not quite as expected.
The alleged buyer disappeared with the car, and with it disappeared also the 17-month-old Mary, who still sat in his car seat in the car.
on Monday, affirming Mary's uncle to the british media Sky News that the little girl is in safety again, and she says she has the 'wonderful, wonderful, wonderful'.
Family and the british authorities feared otherwise the worst, as the car was found left behind in the race of Sunday. The 17-month-old girl was not, and therefore started a major manhunt
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The 17-month-old Maria is found safe and sound, informs the british police. Photo: Metropolitan Police
In the hours Maria had disappeared, began hundreds of fellow citizens to send tweets during hashtagget #findmaria with the calls to keep an eye on her.
Within an hour had set up local aerial search, looking for the missing girl. It managed to find her halfway between where the car disappeared, and where it was found again, writes police on twitter.
Delighted two report that the missing child Maria Tudorica aged 17months has now been found safe and well in the Ruskin Avenue, E12 area. Thanks to the media and all members of the public who have helped with this appeal.— Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) 6. January 2019
'We are pleased to announce that the missing girl Maria Tudorica at 17 months is found safe and sound in the area around Ruskin Avenue, E12'.
'Thank you to the media and people on the street, which has helped to find her'.
According to Mary's uncle had to the danger placed her on the passenger seat, while he showed the potential buyer the engine.