Quebec boy found safe and sound after Amber Alert issued, police say

Quebec provincial police issued the alert Wednesday afternoon. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Mario Beauregard

Quebec provincial police say a two-month old boy, who was the subject of an Amber Alert on Wednesday has been found safe and sound.

The alert was issued after the two-month-old was allegedly abducted by a 22-year-old man around 11 a.m. in Waterloo, Que., located about 100 kilometres southeast of Montreal.

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A provincial police spokeswoman says officers responded to a call for a family dispute and found that the man had left the home with the child.

Provincial police say the pair were found in a residence in Shefford, a township near Waterloo, in the Montérégie region, at around 2:30 p.m.

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Police cancelled the alert about 25 minutes after it was launched once everyone was found safe.

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Police spokeswoman Catherine Bernard said the man was being met by investigators, and she couldn’t say whether charges would be laid.


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