Jay Slater detectives in forensic clothing spotted inside rental where teen spent final night

-Credit: (Image: Instagram)
-Credit: (Image: Instagram)

Police wearing forensic clothing have been seen leaving the property where missing teen Jay Slater last stayed before his disappearance.

The two plain-clothed officers left the property in Masca shortly after 11am with forensic-style blue slip-ons over their shoes.

They were then seen removing the slip-ons before speaking to a local, who had let them into the property with a key, reports the Mirror.

When they were approached at the property before driving off in an orange-coloured Kia Sportage SUV, one of the men said: "I'm not authorised to talk to you. I've been inside. If you want any information speak to the press office in Santa Cruz."

The 20-year-old from Lancaster was seen leaving the white-washed home, named Casa Abuela Tina, at around 8am on June 17.

He had been partying at the Papagayo nightclub in Playa de las Americas, before leaving with two British men to go back to the property, which they had rented.

The location is more than 20 miles and 11 hours’ walk from the Los Cristianos apartment where Jay had been staying with close pals Lucy Law, 18, and Brad Hargreaves, 19.

Jay posted a photo of himself holding a cigarette outside the holiday rental's main door early on Monday morning before calling Lucy to say he was in the middle of nowhere, trying to get home with no water and 1% on his phone battery.

The two British men, who it is understood were spoken to by Spanish police before flying back to the UK days after Jay's disappearance, have "no relevance" to the investigation.

On Monday, detectives told a judge they have found no evidence of a crime in relation to Jay's disappearance and are treating it as a missing person inquiry.

As is standard procedure in Spain, the force has reported to a court, which has opened a routine judicial investigation.

Speaking on Monday, a judicial source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said: “There is no evidence of criminality at this stage in this case.

"That’s not to say things won’t change because the case remains open and investigations are ongoing. But right now that’s the situation."

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