Hunt on for teenager with Covid-19 missing from foster care centre in capital of Spain’s Costa Almeria

SEARCH: Police officers in Almeria city are reportedly trying to find the 15-year old given the potential risk to public health CREDIT: Policia Nacional Twitter @policia

NATIONAL POLICE are searching for a 15-year -old who has tested positive for Covid-19 and who has gone missing from a foster care centre in the capital of Spain’s Costa Almeria, according to press reports.
The Piedras Redondas Junta de Andalucia Immediate Care Centre told police that the youngster had gone due to concerns over a possible risk to public health, press say.
The adolescent apparently walked out mid-morning on Tuesday with a friend. The teenager did not know the results of the Covid-19 test.
He has been described at 1.74 metres tall, weighing about 46 kilos, with short dark hair and brown eyes.
The Piedras Redondas centre takes in youngsters under protection aged up to 18.

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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