07/10/2014 03:05 EDT | Updated 07/10/2014 03:59 EDT

Ottawa Toddler Safe After Amber Alert

Ottawa Police

Ottawa police say a two-year-old boy who was the subject of an Amber Alert has been found and is safe.

Police say the boy was taken around noon Thursday at an outdoor barbecue at the Tunney's Pasture area.

Police said the boy was allegedly abducted by his 24-year-old father.

Witnesses had said the pair left the area on foot.

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