6-year-old boy abducted from Miami found in Moncton, New Brunswick
The FBI suspected that the as a child, his father and grandmother were in the Maritimes.
The child was reported missing to police in Miami-Dade, Florida on August 27.
A 6-year-old child who was reported missing on August 27 in Miami, Florida, was found Sunday in Moncton, New Brunswick.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) in New Brunswick confirmed at approximately 4:30 p.m. Sunday that the child had been found safe and sound.
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On October 30, 2022, the 6-year-old boy from Miami, Florida, who was reported missing to the Miami-Dade Police Department on August 27, 2022, was found safe and sound in Moncton, New Brunswick. /p>— NB RCMP (@NBRCMP) October 30, 2022
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The child's disappearance was reported to the Miami-Dade County, Florida Police Department, which considered the case a parental abduction.
In a statement, the Miami-Dade Police Department confirmed Sunday that the child is in good health, and that the RCMP have arrested the two people suspected of his abduction.
US authorities claimed the boy was abducted by his father and his mother.
According to the RCMP, a 45-year-old man was arrested in a business on Plaza Boulevard in Moncton on Sunday. A witness reportedly recognized the missing child in this business, and alerted the police.
A 68-year-old woman was arrested on Village-Des-Cormier Road , in Saint-Paul in Kent County, about thirty kilometers from Moncton.
The arrests took place without incident, says the RCMP. The two adults were being held in New Brunswick late Sunday afternoon.
The FBI suspected the boy and two adult family members were in Atlantic Canada. Personal effects believed to be theirs were found by United States Border Services in Maine, near the New Brunswick border.