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Sunday 30 April 2017

Police alert sparked in Germany as children go missing – only to be found trying to hitchhike to Ireland

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Independent.ie Newsdesk

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A MAJOR police alert was sparked in Germany after two children went missing, only to be found trying to hitchhike to Ireland.

The two children, aged eight and six, went missing near Nuremberg.

The adventurous pair even packed themselves a backpack with some essentials for their trip – food, a torch, an alarm clock and a book.

The children’s parents immediately began searching for them, and contacted the police after they couldn’t locate them.

However five kilometers from their home, motorists noticed the pair near a buys motorway, and contacted police out of concern.

The children told their parents that they went to the motorway in the hopes of finding a truck bound for Ireland.

It’s not known why the pair picked Ireland for their adventure.

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