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Athlete found safe and well, but team mate still missing

Wed, 21 Sep 2011

Balana Marie Michel is still missing
Balana Marie Michel is still missing

An athlete from Cameroon has been found safe and well having disappeared on her way home from the Commonwealth Youth Games.

Foumena Marie Gaelle went missing from Manchester Airport last week after competing on the Isle of Man.

The 16 year old handed herself in to a police station

She disappeared with team-mate Balana Marie Michel, who is still missing.

Greater Manchester police are urging her to get in touch, stressing that she isn't in any trouble. 

She's believed to be carrying a black Puma rucksack, speaks only French, and has no friends or family in the UK.

The pair were awaiting a flight back to Cameroon after taking part in the 100 and 200 metre events at the Games.


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