Saskatchewan RCMP provided an update at 8:05 PM:
Thunder Bay Police Service has advised that the 8-year-old child and the 28-year-old male subject of the Amber Alert issued in Ontario earlier today have both been located. The child is safe and the male remains in police custody.
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Details of an Amber Alert issued this morning, involving the abduction of an 8-year-old child, are being shared by Saskatchewan RCMP on behalf of the Thunder Bay Police Service.
The child, Emersen Poulin, is described as being approximately 4 feet tall and weighing 70 pounds. He has a thin build with brown eyes and brown hair.
The 8-year-old was last seen wearing black and red shoes with velcro straps.
The suspect, 28-year-old Christopher Poulin, is approximately 5'9" tall and weighs 190 pounds. He is described as having shoulder-length bleached blonde hair, which he sometimes wears in a ponytail.
He was last seen wearing black-rimmed glasses, a white baseball cap, a white shirt, grey shorts, and a grey sweater.
Due to preliminary information gathered by the Saskatchewan RCMP from communications with the Thunder Bay Police Service and the Ontario Provincial Police, it is believed that the suspect, Christopher Poulin is headed in the direction of Prince Albert.
If you see Christopher Poulin or have any information regarding his whereabouts or sightings of him, please call 911 immediately.
Do not approach or confront him. Police are still looking for vehicle descriptors, so if you see Christopher Poulin or have information about the vehicle he is driving, please call 911 to provide details to the police.
Saskatchewan RCMP is working in close collaboration with the Thunder Bay Police Service and the Ontario Provincial Police Force to explore the potential of expanding the Amber Alert into Saskatchewan.
The decision to extend the alert will depend on the confirmation of details about Christopher Poulin’s location, method of transportation and/or vehicle descriptors.
The full details of the incident can be found HERE.
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