Missing teenage girl turns up 500 miles away 'with no memory of who she is'

A young girl who disappeared in Germany almost a month ago was found in France without remembering who she is.

The 16-year-old, known only as Isabella O, was spotted wandering the streets of France almost 500 miles away.

She had not been in her hometown of Celle since March 22nd.

German police found she suffered from memory loss, reports suggest, but she was uninjured and is currently undergoing medical examinations.

She will be treated to determine the cause of her memory loss.

Isabella O had online classes in the morning and it wasn’t until the afternoon that her younger brother realized she wasn’t home.

According to what her parents were at work at the time, it was unusual for Isabella to leave the house without taking her keys, wallet or phone with her.

They finally decided to call the police after the student did not return home after a few hours.

The police search lasted two weeks and included sniffer dogs following a route Isabella may have taken on the morning of her disappearance. However, the tracks were lost in a nearby shopping center.

Police sniffer dogs recognized their route

The father of the girl, who has not yet been reunited with her, said she suddenly woke up in France without knowing how she got there and asked local residents for help.

Since she couldn’t remember who she was, she had to be taken to a nursing home.

The girl is not allowed to see her family until their condition improves.

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Police spokeswoman Brigit Insinger said the missing person’s case has been closed for the time being.

But they currently have no idea how she ended up in France.

Insinger added, “It may sound strange, but that’s all for now. If Isabella remembers something and tells us that someone harmed her, we would of course reopen the case.”


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