2 Saskatchewan children found in South Dakota, Amber Alert canceled


South Dakota authorities have located two missing Saskatchewan children suspected of being in the company of a convicted sex offender.

An Amber Alert was canceled by Saskatchewan RCMP and South Dakota police on Wednesday morning for children aged seven and eight. It is also believed that their mother was with the children.

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2 Saskatchewan children who are the subject of an Amber Alert are in “danger”, according to the RCMP

“Early this morning, the Saskatchewan RCMP were advised by our law enforcement partners in the United States that the four individuals who were the subject of Amber Alerts in Saskatchewan and South Dakota were located and with responsible persons. in South Dakota, » said a statement released by Saskatchewan. The RCMP announced Wednesday.

The South Dakota Department of Public Safety told Global News the children were found Tuesday evening.

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The children are safe with law enforcement officials at this point and plans are underway to bring them to Canada, said Tony Mangan, a ministry spokesman.

The suspect was taken into custody without incident, he added.

Saskatchewan RCMP issued the Amber Alert Monday night for children and said Tuesday night it was extended to South Dakota.

— with files from The Canadian Press

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