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Abduction - UPDATE 3 - NRPS Conducting Abduction Investigation of 5 Children

Posted on Wednesday October 02, 2019
UPDATE 2 October 2, 2019
Following the Amber Alert issued on October 1, 2019, investigators from the NRPS Child Abuse Unit received information about the recent activities of Ian MacDermid. The ensuing investigation of this information led to the discovery that Ian MacDermid was operating a red Toyota Camry.
Further investigative steps taken on October 2, 2019 led investigators to an address in Ridgeway, where the vehicle was located parked in the yard of a rental cottage.
With the assistance of Uniform Officers investigators located the missing children inside the cottage.
The children appear to be in good health and are currently being cared for.
The Niagara Regional Police would like to thank the community for their assistance in bringing this to a peaceful and safe resolution.
More information to come.
UPDATE 1 October 2, 2019
Further investigation by the Niagara Regional Police Child Abuse Unit has revealed that the father in this investigation is believe to be driving a 2002, red 4-door Toyota Camry with Ontario Licence #CJMB 976
While the original Amber Alert has expired, the 5 children remain missing and the investigation remains on-going.
Anyone with further information or who may see the children and/or the father in this investigation is asked to call police immediately.

Incident Number: 19-94933
Submitted By: Stephanie Sabourin
Approved By: Stephanie Sabourin

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