Amber Alert gave for five youngsters from Niagara Region
An Amber Alert has been given for five youngsters who have purportedly been taken by their dad from Jordan, Ont.
The alert was given by the Ontario Provincial Police in line with Niagara Regional Police just before 5 p.m. ET on Tuesday.
Police said in an announcement the youngsters, who range somewhere in the range of five and 14 years of age, were most recently seen in Jordan, west of St. Catharines. Officials affirmed the kids were taken from the family home at some point between Sept. 19 and Sept. 25.
“The youngsters are dependent upon a brief guardianship request, and their dad is as of now in repudiation of the request by neglecting to return them. Criminologists are worried for the welfare and wellbeing of the youngsters,” Const. Phil Gavin told journalists Tuesday evening.
“We are approaching the general population to be alert for these individuals and on the off chance that anybody has data we’re requesting that they contact their neighbourhood police when they can.”
He said a missing individual report was documented by Family and Children’s Services Niagara some time as long as 24 hours before the alert was given.
Gavin said officials accept the family may head Toronto and could be going in a gold or beige get the truck, yet their present whereabouts are “obscure.” The tag is at present known. He noticed the family recently lived in Toronto and may have family or companions in the territory.
The dad was distinguished as 49-year-old Ian Glenn MacDermid. He was depicted as being six feet tall and weighing roughly 280 pounds. Police said he has blue eyes, light hair and whiskers.