A combination photo shows two e-fit images released by the
Metropolitan Police of a man they want to identify and
trace in connection with their investigation into the
disappearance of Madeleine McCann. These images believed to
be of the same man will feature in the BBC1's Crimewatch
Police conducting a global search for Madeleine McCann,
the British girl who disappeared in 2007, have pieced together
a different version of events surrounding her suspected
abduction and wanted to speak to a number of individuals.
McCann, then aged three, went missing from her room at the
Praia da Luz holiday resort in Portugal in May 2007 while her
parents were dining with friends at a nearby restaurant,
triggering a search that gripped the world's media.
In a statement ahead of their most detailed TV appeal for
information on the case, British police said they planned to
release a series of e-fit images of individuals they want to
"The purpose of the appeal is to try and identify these men,
to eliminate any innocent sightings or to establish if they
are connected in any way," British police said.
"The timeline we have now established has given new
significance to sightings and movements of people."
Working with the BBC's Crimewatch programme, police said they
had put together the most detailed reconstruction of the day
It is to be broadcast in Britain on Monday before similar
appeals are launched in the Netherlands and Germany, they
"Our work to date has significantly changed the timeline and
the accepted version of events," Detective Chief Inspector
Andy Redwood said, without giving further details.
British police began their own inquiry into the disappearance
in July, saying they believe that McCann might still be