Amber Alert Canceled: 3 Alabama Children Safe, Father in Custody
The children, ages 2, 4, and 6, were believed to have been taken by their father, who did not have custody rights.
An Amber Alert was issued in Alabama on Monday, May 9th, 2023, after three young children were reported missing from their home in Birmingham.
The Amber Alert sparked a massive search effort, with law enforcement agencies from across the state joining in the search for the missing children.
The father, identified as 35-year-old David Johnson, was reportedly armed and dangerous.
After several hours of searching, the good news came that the children had been found safe and unharmed in a motel room in Montgomery, Alabama.
The children were immediately taken into protective custody and reunited with their mother, who was overjoyed to have them back in her arms.
The public was urged to keep an eye out for the father and the children and to call 911 if they had any information.
Authorities have not released any further details about the circumstances of the children's disappearance or the arrest of David Johnson.
The Amber Alert system is designed to help law enforcement quickly locate and recover abducted children.
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