Missing Australian child found alive

A four-year-old girl who went missing from a campsite in the Australian outback over two weeks ago has been found "alive and well," according to authorities.

Local police said Wednesday they found Cleo Smith inside a locked house in Carnarvon, some 60 miles south of the campsite, early in the morning.

They also said a suspect has been taken into custody in relation to her disappearance.

"A police team broke their way into a locked house in Carnarvon at about 1 a.m. they found little Cleo in one of those rooms. One of the officers picked her up into his arms and asked her 'What's your name?' She said 'My name is Cleo.'"

Cleo was last seen in her family's tent around 1:30am local time on October 16, at the remote campsite over 500 miles north of Perth, the capital of Western Australia.

She had disappeared by the time her parents woke up the next morning.

Australian police feared the girl had been abducted and offered a nearly $750,000 reward for information.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison tweeted his relief on Wednesday, writing quote "Cleo Smith has been found and is home safe and sound. Our prayers answered."

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