FORTUNATE ENDING TO THE ADVENTURE OF KRISTIAN-COSTAS LINDQVIST 

03 July 2018

PRESS RELEASE

Athens, 3 July 2018

FORTUNATE ENDING TO THE ADVENTURE OF KRISTIAN-COSTAS LINDQVIST 

On 3/07/2018 Christian-Costas Lundkvist, 12 years old, who went missing on 2/07/2018 in the area of Akropolis in Athens was traced and he is in good health.

Thanks to the sensitization of citizens, and following the activation of Amber Alert Hellas, the National Coordinating Program of timely and accurate notification of citizens, the minor was found wandering alone in the area of Aigaleo. The European Hotline for Missing Children 116000 mobilized all procedures in cooperation with the police authorities in order to locate the boy safe and sound. 

"The Smile of the Child" stands by the minor and his family providing psychological support and anything else needed. 

Please remove the missing child’s poster from websites where there is a possible announcement of the disappearance.

“The Smile of the Child”, with the help of the media, the authorities, the various bodies and ordinary citizens, has managed to mobilize the entire Greek society and to locate many missing children. The publication of the missing child’s case from the media and social media usually plays a crucial role.

The participation of all helps to locate children at risk such as a child that has disappeared, which irrespective of his/her color, origin or religion is a very serious issue regardless of the reason it occurs.

“The Smile of the Child”, in the framework of its international partnerships, has the know-how to handle with professionalism and expertise the cases of missing children. Find out more about the international partnerships of the Organization here