A young woman has been found living rough in Rome who, a missing persons organisation says, could be missing Madeleine McCann. The teen, who is said to be English-speaking, has no ID or passport, and has been sleeping on the streets.1maddyRefusing to accept cash from strangers, campaigners online say that she looks like the missing girl, and have been working to identify her for more than a week. Those who have met the girl, who is around 5ft tall, say she is polite and does not speak Italian. They add that she will answer to the name ‘Maria.’

Missing Persons of America wrote on a website page dedicated to ‘Maria’: “There have been several people that think it may be Madeleine McCann who would be 13 now. Madeleine had a distinctive mark on her eye, which might have faded over time; police initially said this girl does have this mark, but reportedly now say she does faintly. ┬áInvestigations continue.