Eight year old boy located after Amber Alert issued

Edmonton, Alberta – After an Amber Alert was issued last night, an 8-year-old boy was located safe and unharmed at 5:30 a.m. today (March 16, 2019).

The EPS issued an Amber Alert for Noah Ducharme on the evening of March 15, 2019, who had been abducted by his mother earlier that day from a school in Southeast Division.

An off duty Calgary Police Service member spotted Noah with his mother, thanks to the Amber Alert. RCMP members from Okotoks responded and took the mother into custody.

Edmonton Police Vehicle
Edmonton Police Vehicle

Brianne Hjalte, 31 was charged with one count of abduction under the Criminal Code, Section 283(1).

The EPS would like to thanks citizens who shared the Amber Alert information and for reporting information to police.

MRU #: 19R034-01

Edmonton Police Service
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