UPDATE: Amber Alert cancelled, girl safe, father arrested

Anyone who sees Alycia Lyle, left, or father David Harold Gordon Lyle is asked to call 911 immediately.
Image Credit: Hand out

DELTA, B.C. - British Columbia police have cancelled an Amber Alert issued for an 18-month old girl.

Police said Alysha Lyle Valdes was found unharmed less than four hours after she was taken from her home in Delta, B.C., south of Vancouver.

Her father, David Lyle, was arrested.

Police said the suspect and the child were located in Merritt, B.C., about 280 kilometres from the girl's home.

She was abducted from there at about 10:20 a.m. Monday morning.

"The abduction occurred after a domestic custody incident between the parents," police said in a release.

Lyle, 31, was believed to be driving a vehicle with an Alberta licence plate.

— This story was updated at 2:39 p.m., Monday, April 13, 2015 to add more information from police.


don-thompson
THOMPSON: So much of the artwork stolen during Second World War is still missing
  OPINION The human pain and suffering at the hands of Nazis - while well documented - is truly incalculable. Even 72 years after Hitler put a bullet in his own head, the depth and breadth of Nazi hatred and cruelty rem

Top News