6-year-old boy from Miami found safe and sound in Moncton, New Brunswick


New Brunswick authorities say a missing six-year-old boy who triggered an Amber Alert in Florida has been found « safe and sound » in Moncton.

New Brunswick RCMP tweeted that the boy was located on Sunday.

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« The 45-year-old male wanted in connection with the investigation was arrested without incident at a business on Plaza Boulevard in Moncton and is currently being held by police, » RCMP said.

« The 68-year-old woman, also wanted in the investigation, was arrested without incident on Village-Des-Cormier Road in Saint-Paul and is currently in police custody. »

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Jorge (JoJo) Morales was last seen on August 27 at his Miami residence. According to a statement from the Miami-Dade Police Department last month, Jorge was picked up that morning by his paternal grandmother « pursuant to a court time-sharing order. »

The father, Jorge Gabriel Morales, 45, reportedly did not return the child, violating the court order. The child’s mother then contacted the police to report the incident.

Her father and grandmother, Lilliam Pena Morales, were wanted in connection with her disappearance and face charges of interfering with custody and harboring a minor contrary to a court order.

The FBI offered a $10,000 reward for Jorge’s safe return and believed the boy to be in eastern Canada.

Last week, video footage emerged showing the boy at a Walgreens store in Maine shortly after his disappearance.

Some of Jorge’s personal effects were also reportedly found in Maine, near the Canada-US border, in late August.

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