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Boys found safe after alleged abduction in Alberta, Ontario police say

Police tape marks a crime scene in this file photo.

JOHN LEHMANN/The GLOBE AND MAIL

Provincial police in Northwestern Ontario say two young boys are safe after allegedly being abducted in Alberta.

Police in Dryden, Ont., say they received a report from Edmonton police that a father had allegedly kidnapped his sons – aged 3 and 4 – and was headed to Toronto.

Investigators say officers pulled over a car late Tuesday afternoon arrested 29-year-old Ilhami Butin of Toronto.

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Butin is to appear in Dryden court on Wednesday charged with two counts of child abduction, two counts of kidnapping and uttering threats.

Police say both boys are unharmed.

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