Athens police question father of missing girl

Police in Athens on Tuesday were questioning a young man believed to be the biological father of a 4-year-old Bulgarian girl who went missing in the area of Omonia, central Athens, on April 21.

Police sources said the man was a Bulgarian national without providing any further details.

The girl was reported missing by her 24-year-old mother, who testified that she had asked a 23-year-old friend to take care of the girl while she traveled to Sofia on an emergency visit.

According to the girl’s mother, her friend called her on April 21 and told her that the child had gone missing during a walk.

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