Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Alberta Woman Sought for Alleged Abduction of Young Son Arrested in Belize

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Alberta Woman Sought for Alleged Abduction of Young Son Arrested in Belize

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Woman sought for alleged abduction of son arrested

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LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Lethbridge police say an Alberta woman sought in the alleged abduction of her young son has been arrested in Belize.

Police had been searching for the woman for three years since her ex-husband reported she had fled the country with their 11-month-old son.

An arrest warrant was issued for the 33-year-old, who can't be named under a publication ban, and police had tracked the pair to Mexico, Guatemala and Belize.

Lethbridge police say they received a tip from Belize police in July and managed to find the pair in the town of San Ignacio.

The mother was taken into custody at the Calgary airport Wednesday, but her now four-year-old son remains in Belize.

Police say he is in the care of Belize Human Services and arrangements are still being made to reunite him with his father who has sole custody. …

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