June 1, 2019 7:16 am
Updated: June 1, 2019 6:45 pm

Fox Creek Amber Alert cancelled; children located safe and unharmed

WATCH: An Amber Alert issued early Saturday morning for three Fox Creek, Alta. children has been cancelled and authorities say the children were located "safe and unharmed."


An Amber Alert issued early Saturday morning for three Fox Creek, Alta., children has been cancelled, according to RCMP.

Police said a four-year-old, three-year-old and nine-month-old were abducted from a Fox Creek residence and taken in a vehicle at around 1:30 a.m.

The Amber Alert was issued just before 5 a.m.

At around 7 a.m., RCMP said they stopped a vehicle on Highway 20 north of Sylvan Lake, and located a woman and the three children.

At 7:41 a.m., authorities cancelled the alert, saying the children had been located “safe and unharmed.” The children were taken to hospital as a precautionary measure, RCMP said in a media release Saturday afternoon.​

A woman was arrested and police said charges are pending as the investigation continues.

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