Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Girl Subject of Amber Alert North of Toronto Found Safe

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Girl Subject of Amber Alert North of Toronto Found Safe

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Girl subject of Amber Alert found safe

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MARKHAM, Ont. - A five-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert north of Toronto on Tuesday was found safe after a few hours.

York regional police said the girl's father was taken into custody but they do not know if he has committed a criminal offence as the investigation continues.

Police had issued the alert Tuesday afternoon after the girl was allegedly taken from her classroom in Markham, Ont., by her father.

They said he was not supposed to have access to his daughter and investigators received some information that caused concern.

"The child was reported missing, we knew that the father came to pick her up, we had information that he was not supposed to have access to her at that time, so we were essentially dealing with it to make sure that we found her and we could find out that she was safe," police spokeswoman Const. …

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