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Amber Alert cancelled after 3 Alberta children and mother found

WATCH ABOVE: Fort Saskatchewan RCMP have issued an Amber Alert, for three children who were abducted by the mother it Fort Saskatchewan.

EDMONTON – An Amber Alert was cancelled early Thursday afternoon after police found a Fort Saskatchewan mother and her three children in Calgary.

Police said they were called by the woman’s husband after he woke up at 4 a.m. Wednesday to find she had left their home with their three children aged three, 12 and 14.

RCMP said originally there was no indication the mother and children were in any danger but that they later became concerned when new information about the case surfaced. They said they were worried about the health of the mother and the medical needs of at least one child. According to police, it was at that point that an Amber Alert was issued.

Police said the mother was made aware of the Amber Alert after she and her children were seen getting out of a taxi at a Tim Hortons restaurant in the Marlborough area of Calgary. They said she called police and officers arrived to find her and all three children safe and sound.

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Police do not expect to lay any criminal charges in connection with the incident.

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