Missing Six Year Old Boy in Amber Alert Found Safe, Suspect in Custody

June 28, 2020 Updated: June 28, 2020

ST. CATHARINES, Ont._Police say a six-year-old boy who was the subject of an Amber Alert in southern Ontario has been found safe after his father surrendered to police.

Investigators first issued the alert on Sunday afternoon after reports that the boy was abducted by his father in St. Catharines, Ont.

They say the boy’s father entered a local police station in St. Catharines shortly after the Amber Alert was issued.

Police say the man was arrested without incident and the boy was uninjured.

Const. Phil Gavin with the Niagara Regional Police Service said the boy was returned to police as a direct result of the Amber Alert.

He said officers are still investigating the incident and anyone with information is being asked to contact police.

“Detectives are still doing interviews and talking to people,” said Gavin, adding an update about possible charges is expected Sunday evening.