"Let's hope that's not true," said the Inspector. "Now, let's talk about this woman Anna again. Why do you think she's a terrorist?"
"OK, Mr Cole," Inspector Lee said. "Detectives are now searching the house in Bowater Gardens and your daughter's flat. I've informed the police at ports and airports too. It's possible that the kidnappers will try to take your daughter out of the country, you know."
Then Alan phoned the police, Detective Hall came to the hospital quickly, bringing an Inspector Lee with outside the door. Then they came back in.
At that moment another detective came in and spoke quietly to Inspector Lee, who immediately got up and left the room. When he came back, his face was serious.
"The house in Bowater Gardens is empty," he told Alan. "The two people there left on the morning of. the bombing. We didn't find anything useful at your daughter's flat -- but we did find her handbag with her flat keys in it. It seems strange for her to go out without her keys, doesn't it?"