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Amber Alert subject found on Camano

A 6-year-old boy who was the subject of an Amber Alert in Rhode Island was found safe on Camano Island Thursday night, according to Island County Sheriff Mark Brown.

The boy’s mother, Andria Britt, was accused of kidnapping him in a “custodial interference” case, Brown said.

Investigators found that Britt’s parents lived on Camano Island. A couple of deputies talked to them at length and convinced them that it would be best if Britt turned herself in, the sheriff said.

Britt voluntarily surrendered Thursday.

“Everybody involved was very cooperative,” Brown said.

She was taken to the Island County Jail and the boy was placed in temporarily care of the state’s youth services.

The Amber Alert that had been issued for the boy in Rhode Island was canceled late Thursday.

Police in Rhode Island issued an Amber Alert for the boy Wednesday, a week after he was believed taken by his mother. Britt was supposed to turn him over to his father on Jan. 8, but she failed to show up.

 

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