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Western Australia police officers involved in rescue of Cleo Smith honoured at ceremony


Cleo Smith’s parents are helping to honour the police officers who helped rescue their daughter at a state reception at Government House in Perth.

Cleo was found in a home in Carnarvon on November 3 after going missing from Quobba Blowholes while camping with her family on October 16.

All 140 members of Taskforce Rodia who helped find Cleo were formally recognised, including the four officers who broke down a locked door to find the girl playing with toys.

Cleo Smith's parents are helping to honour the police officers who helped rescue their daughter at a state reception at Government House in Perth.
Cleo Smith’s parents are helping to honour the police officers who helped rescue their daughter at a state reception at Government House in Perth. (9News)
All 140 members of Taskforce Rodia who helped find Cleo were formally recognised, including the four officers who broke down a locked door to find the girl playing with toys.
All 140 members of Taskforce Rodia who helped find Cleo were formally recognised, including the four officers who broke down a locked door to find the girl playing with toys. (9News)

The squad also apprehended the suspect in the case.

He was arrested not far from his home and charged over his alleged involvement in Cleo’s disappearance.

Cleo was found in a home in Carnarvon early in the on November 3 after going missing from Quobba Blowholes while camping with her family on October 16.
Cleo was found in a home in Carnarvon early in the on November 3 after going missing from Quobba Blowholes while camping with her family on October 16. (9News)

The ceremony was hosted by Premier Mark McGowan and Western Australia Governor Kim Beazley.



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