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Alberta RCMP cancel Amber Alert for 7-month-old boy

An Amber Alert has been cancelled for a seven-month-old boy believed to have been abducted Wednesday morning from his northern Alberta home. 

The child was taken by his father, RCMP say

An Amber Alert has been cancelled for a seven-month-old boy believed to have been abducted Wednesday morning from his northern Alberta home. 

RCMP issued the alert shortly before 11 a.m. local time on Wednesday. By 11:30 a.m., the alert had been cancelled. 

A suspect has been arrested and is in custody and the boy is safe, Alberta RCMP said in a tweet.

The baby was taken from his home in Fairview by his father around 9:45 a.m., RCMP said in a statement.

The town of Fairview is about 80 kilometres southwest of Peace River and 115 kilometres north of Grande Prairie.