She had hurriedly left the Sarthois home where she was staying and had not given any news since Wednesday.

A departure which had prompted the authorities to launch an appeal for witnesses for "disturbing disappearance".

The 16-year-old girl who had run away with her five-month-old baby was found in Saint-Nazaire on Saturday.

The young mother and the child are doing well.

The young woman, from Angers, was briefly taken into custody.

She will be prosecuted for subtraction of a minor.

The baby was taken to safety without his mother.

Both had been entrusted to the departmental council of Maine-et-Loire as part of the social assistance measures for children.

New fugue, without her child

The department expressed “relief” after the reunion.

“This episode is a reminder, if it was needed, how important it is to provide all the care and attention they deserve to the most vulnerable people.

Any exit can be a risk factor, but it is essential to ensure the respect of freedoms, while allowing to acquire the autonomy necessary for the success of the future life ”, reacts Florence Dabin, president of the departmental council of Maine- and Loire.

The teenager should move into a new child welfare home.

But, according to the Angers prosecutor's office quoted by

Presse Océan

, she would have run away again on Sunday, without her child.


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  • Angers

  • Disappearance

  • Saint Nazaire

  • Nantes

  • Miscellaneous