Father faces charges for allegedly abducting son

Amber Alert issued for boy taken by dad from New Brunswick home

Amber Alert issued for boy taken by dad from New Brunswick home (7/6/15)

NEW BRUNSWICK - A man who allegedly abducted his son from the boy's mother at knife point now faces a multitude of charges.

An Amber Alert was issued Monday morning after William Merino allegedly abducted the 9-month-old boy in New Brunswick. Police say he got into an argument with the boy's mother and allegedly pulled a knife on her.

The Amber Alert was canceled nearly three hours later when Merino was found sitting on a bench on George Street.

Merino was charged with kidnapping, terroristic threats and endangering the welfare of a child. He remains in custody while bail is set.

The little boy was not harmed.

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