Amber Alert for two youngsters lacking from Fort St. John ends safely, father in custody, say police

An amber alert issued Saturday for two children from Fort St. John, BC has been canceled after authorities found them and their mother safe near Kenora, Ont.

Police issued the amber alert around noon Pacific time on Saturday and released information about the mother, her two children and their father.

Officers believed the mother and two children had been taken by the father against their will.

The alert was canceled just before 4 pm PT Saturday after the mother and children were found safe near Kenora, Ont., not far from the Manitoba border.

AMBER ALERT ENDED. Suspect in custody. The children and their mother are safe. #rcmpmb Thanks to the public and the media for their assistance.


The father was taken into custody by police who say their investigation is continuing and charges are pending.

“We would like to thank our law enforcement partners in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario who were instrumental in finding everyone so quickly,” said Sgt. Chris Manseau in a release.

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