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Amber Alert ended for Edmonton boy

Last Updated Mar 16, 2019 at 10:12 am EDT

Twitter: @Edmontonpolice

EDMONTON (660 NEWS) — An Amber Alert has been resolved for an 8-year-old boy who was abducted from an Edmonton school Friday afternoon.

Edmonton Police alleged the child was taken by his mother at 2:50 p.m. from Waverley Elementary School at 68 St. and 89 Ave.

They were last seen leaving the area on foot westbound on 89th Ave.

They were believed to be travelling in the Calgary area.

Saturday morning, Edmonton Police tweeted that the Amber Alert is cancelled. The boy and his mother were found in Calgary at 5:30 a.m. and the child is unharmed.

An off-duty CPS member spotted the pair, according to Edmonton police. The mother was arrested by RCMP in Okotoks and is facing a charge of abduction, she remains in custody.

Police thanked everyone who shared the information about the Amber Alert.

No other details have been released.

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