Edmonton police have issued an Amber Alert for an eight-year-old boy who they say was abducted by his mother this afternoon.
Police say Noah Ducharme was take from Waverley Elementary School in the city’s east end.
Police say they believe Noah is in “imminent danger.”
He is four-feet tall and weighs about 70 pounds.
He has short brown hair and was wearing a dark green hoodie, light coloured jeans, and yellow and black Nike prescription glasses.
Police say Noah’s mother, Brianne Hjalte, is 31.
She is described as five-foot-seven, approximately 180 pounds, with dark shoulder-length hair, and was wearing a dark jacket and dark pants.
Police say the two are believed to be travelling in a 2008 Silver, Jeep Patriot with Alberta plate ZWK 844.
The public is advised to not approach the suspect.
Anyone who sees this vehicle, Hjalte or Noah, is asked to police at 780-423-4567, or #377 from your mobile phone.
The Canadian Press