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Police in Regina have Anthony Joseph Slippery in custody. (Regina Police Service)

Police in Regina say a four-year-old girl who was missing and may have been abducted by her father has been found safe and sound.

An Amber Alert for the girl was issued Thursday afternoon.

Police said they believe the child was abducted earlier in the day by a non-custodial parent, Anthony Joseph Slippery, 32.

They said they learned, around 4:40 p.m. CST, that the child was with a family member in Regina and was safe.

They confirmed the information and ended the Amber Alert.

Police added that, around 5:05 p.m., Anthony Slippery was arrested without incident in the 1200 block of Garnet Street in Regina. They said charges were pending.

The police investigation on the case began around 10:42 a.m., when the child's mother reported the girl had been taken.

"Immediately after we had this report come to us, we had a number of our units in that area, both marked units and unmarked and patrol members and plainclothes members looking actively for the vehicle and for Anthony Slippery," Elizabeth Popowich, a spokeswoman for Regina police, said.

Popowich added that Slippery was wanted on a number of outstanding warrants.