The mother of Liverpool striker Luis Diaz was rescued after he was kidnapped in Colombia, but police are still searching for his missing father, the country’s president Gustavo Petro has said.
Colombia’s attorney general’s office said earlier that it had assembled a team of investigators to search for the couple in Barrancas, a municipality in the northern province of La Guajira.
According to local media, the couple were taken to a gas station in Barrancas.
National police confirmed the rescue of Diaz’s mother, Cilenis Marulanda, and said they spoke with Police Director William Rene Salamanca.
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