Amber Alert canceled for abducted 6-year-old North Carolina boy

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JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — A 6-year-old boy from Jacksonville who was the subject of an Amber Alert Friday was found safe, the police department said just after 4:30 p.m.

Amari Gabrial Christiansen was found “within the search area and appears to be in good health,” according to Jacksonville police. They said he was being checked out by EMS.

No additional information was released.

NCDPS issued the Amber Alert at 1:27 a.m. Friday.

No suspect information was provided in the Amber Alert and it wasn’t clear if authorities are looking for a vehicle in connection with the abduction.

Police said the investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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