Missing Irish fan Lee McLaughlin found safe and well

Missing Irish fan Lee McLaughlin found safe and well

Update 11.45am

In the last few minutes the Irish Embassy in Paris have announced that missing Irish fan Lee McLaughlin has been found safe and well.

10.05 am

The FAI have issued an appeal for help in locating a 19-year-old Irish man, who travelled to France for Euro 2016 and is now missing.

Lee McLoughlin from Co. Donegal was last seen at the Hotel Ibis in Paris, Montmartre yesterday.

Missing Irish fan Lee McLaughlin found safe and well

He had attended Ireland’s game against Sweden with his father and another family member on Monday and they returned to their hotel a number of hours after the game..

Lee left the hotel again at some stage on Tuesday morning and , when he didn’t arrive at the airport for his flight home, his family took to social media to try and locate him.

Today the FAI said they “would like to appeal to all Republic of Ireland supporters in Paris for Euro 2016, to assist in locating” Lee.

The FAI has also communicated with the Confederation of Republic of Ireland Supporters Clubs and has sought its help in locating Lee.

FAI CEO John Delaney has been in touch with the McLaughlin family, with more family members reported to be en route to Paris to help with the search.

Anyone with any information can contact the FAI’s Rep of Ireland Ambassador Number at +353 83 816 4158 or email helpfindlee@fai.ie. The Irish Embassy in Paris can be contacted on +33 1441 76780.

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