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UPDATE: Amber Alert boy, father found safe

UPDATE #3: The Amber Alert has ended. RCMP says Waylon Armstrong and Cody Armstrong have both been found unharmed. Cody Armstrong is now in police custody.

Please be advised that Hwy 40 into Brule has been re-opened and residents are permitted to return home.

UPDATE #2: The RCMP says the vehicle driven by Cody Armstrong has been found back at his home, but it’s unclear if he or Waylon are inside. There is a large police presence in the area and the public is asked to avoid it as well as to not report on police activity on social media.

UPDATE: RCMP claims Cody Armstrong was in possession of a long barrel rifle when he left the home in Brule. Waylon and his mother were reportedly at Cody’s home when an altercation took place and Cody left the home with Waylon. Cody is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.

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An Amber Alert has been issued for northwestern and central Alberta following the alleged abduction of a 14-month-old boy. Authorities say Waylon Armstrong was abducted from his home in Brule, near Hinton, around 2:30 a.m. Friday morning by his father Cody Armstrong.

Waylon is described as having blonde hair, brown eyes, and wearing a onesie with a moose on it. Cody is described a 5’9″ and 170 pounds with blonde hair and brown eyes. He was wearing a grey shirt and grey Stanfield’s long johns.

The two were last seen leaving a home in Brule driving in a 2002, medium green, GMC Sierra, with Alberta licence plate BSF 3524.

Members of the public are asked to contact Hinton RCMP with any information. If the suspect or vehicle is found, people are warned not to approach the suspect and to instead call police immediately.

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