Quebec’s 5 day Amber alert comes to an end, 3-year-old boy safe: What you need to know
Quebec’s 5 days long Amber alert came to an end on Saturday when the suspect surrendered to the police. The 3-year-old who was taken by his father is now safe and is with his mother.
The Sûreté du Québec said in a tweet, that the boy is safe and the suspect, his father, is now in police custody. The Quebec police put out an Amber alert on Tuesday after the 36-year-old father took off with his son from Sainte-Paule, which is located on the Gaspé Peninsula about 630 kilometers northeast of Montreal.
The pair were found in a home in Sainte-Paule, Que., where the amber alert was first issued.
More than 100 people from different organizations were working on Saturday to find the missing boy near the town on the Gaspé peninsula.
The police, on Friday, found some personal belongings of the pair in this area which confirmed that they were searching in the right region.
The full tweets by Sûreté du Québec said, “We confirm that we have located the child and the suspect. Which ends the current Amber Alert. For the moment, we will not communicate further so as not to interfere with the current operation. We ask citizens to stay away from the area.”