AMBER ALERT CANCELLED, Edmonton boy abducted Friday unharmed

By rdnewsNOW staff
March 15, 2019 - 10:04pm Updated: March 16, 2019 - 8:39am


UPDATE: An Amber Alert issued Friday evening has been cancelled.

Police say 8-year-old Noah Ducharme and his mother Brianne Hjalte were located in Okotoks around 5:30 a.m on Saturday, apparently by an off-duty Calgary Police Service member. The boy is unharmed, while Hjalte is facing a charge of abduction.

Police thank everyone who shared the information.

Edmonton Police originally issued the alert at about 9:45 p.m. for a child who had allegedly been abducted Friday at 2:50 p.m. from the Waverley Elementary School in the area of 68 Street and 89 Avenue in east Edmonton.

The alert noted that Ducharme was believed to be in "imminent danger" and that the suspect should not be approached.

The alert was updated near midnight on Friday to state the pair may be in a different vehicle than originally thought, and that they could be in or around Calgary.


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