Amber Alert cancelled after 8-year-old boy from Embrun, Ont., found safe

Amber Alert cancelled after 8-year-old boy from Embrun, Ont., found safe

Ontario Provincial Police have cancelled an Amber Alert issued on Saturday morning after an eight-year-old boy was found safe.

Police had said the boy disappeared from a home on Saint Guillaume Road in Embrun, Ont., about 40 kilometres east of Ottawa.

But about 15 minutes after the alert was issued, the boy was found, police said.

Russell County OPP said Saturday afternoon that the boy's father had been taken into custody.

The investigation is ongoing.