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Child found after Amber Alert issued for 5-year-old troopers say was kidnapped by father

Child abducted by father found after Amber Alert, troopers say

Video shows a heavy police presence Wednesday in North Seattle, where several police cars rammed a silver Mercedes that matched the vehicle description in an Amber Alert for a 5-year-old boy that had been abducted by his "violent, dangerous" father.
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Video shows a heavy police presence Wednesday in North Seattle, where several police cars rammed a silver Mercedes that matched the vehicle description in an Amber Alert for a 5-year-old boy that had been abducted by his "violent, dangerous" father.

UPDATE, 2:20 p.m.: The Amber Alert was canceled and police safely rescued the child. His father was arrested.

ORIGINAL STORY: The Washington State Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for a 5-year-old taken from a King County home by his non-custodial father on Wednesday morning.

Jaden Dempsey-Chesney was taken from his Bothell home this morning by his father, 31-year-old Taraille Chesney, a news release stated. Jaden is 4 feet tall and 50 pounds, and he was last wearing a white and gray plaid coat, a bright green shirt and blue jeans.

Chesney is 5-foot-9, 209 pounds and has multiple chest and arm tattoos. He was last seen wearing a brown jacket and blue jeans, and he's driving a silver 1999 Mercedes-Benz 320 with Washington license plate AWX3789.

Chesney sped off from police shortly after kidnapping his son, the release states, and he has a history of violent behavior.

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