AMBER Alert System to be tested Saturday

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (News4Utah) –January 13, 2018 is National AMBER Alert day.

The state is conducting its 29th test of the Utah AMBER Alert Plan.

“We need as many people as possible to get involved each time the AMBER Alert is activated,” says Utah Department of Public Safety Commissioner Keith Squires. “We at DPS are committed to the AMBER Alert program and are grateful for the dedicated work our program coordinator Gina McNeil puts forth to insure these children are found safely and brought home to their families.”

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ABC4 received the test at 10:01 a.m:

This is an Amber Alert notification of a child abduction. The UT Bureau Of Crim Ident is asking for the public's help.

The child abduction victim is identified by police as Test Amber. She/He is 1 year old and was wearing only a test. She/He has purple hair.

The abduction happened at Test. The suspect was driving a vehicle.

If you have any information please call Police at 1111111111 or simply dial 9-1-1. This has been an Amber Alert notification of a child abduction. Our next alert will be in 30 minutes.

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DPS says Utah has issued 48 AMBER Alerts since the plan was started on April 2, 2002. Most children were recovered safe and the alerts were directly responsible for bringing 38 children back home.

 

 


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