Madeleine McCann: Home Office give police even more funds

The Metropolitan Police can continue their search for Madeleine McCann after receiving another round of funding.

Reports suggest that the Home Office have handed over another £154,000 so that they can continue their investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine.

Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley has suggested that there are "worthwhile" leads to investigate and that the leads were "significant'.

A Home Office spokesman said: "Following an application from the Metropolitan Police, the Home Office has confirmed funding for Operation Grange until the end of March 2018.

It is believed that Operation Grange has so far spent in excess of £11 million investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.

Madeleine McCann was three at the time of her disappearance, whilst on holiday in Praia da Luz , Portugal. She disappeared on 3rd May 2007.

Clarence Mitchell, a family spokesman said Gerry and Kate McCann were "extremely grateful" for the additional funding.

Madeleine and two siblings were left alone in their apartment whilst Kate and Gerry dined in a nearby Tapas restaurant with friends. Madeleine was discovered missing at 10pm.

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