June 12th, 2024

Police end Amber Alert after two missing Quebec children found safe

By The Canadian Press on May 27, 2024.

Police in Quebec have issued an Amber Alert for a two-year-old boy and a three-year-old girl who they say were abducted.Surete du Quebec headquarters is seen on Monday, May 29, 2023 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christinne Muschi

QUEBEC – Police in Quebec have ended an Amber Alert after the two-year-old boy and three-year-old girl at the centre of the search were found safe.

The alert was cancelled at around 3:30 p.m., about six hours after the children were reported abducted.

Police say the children were taken at around 9:30 a.m. today from St-Vallier, Que., about 30 kilometres east of Quebec City.

Provincial police spokesman Louis-Philippe Ruel says a 40-year-old man is detained and meeting with investigators.

He says the man and children were members of the same family.

An Amber Alert is set in motion when a child has been reported abducted and is believed to be in danger.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 27, 2024.

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