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Missing Vancouver boy found after Amber Alert issued

UPDATE: The boy was found safe Wednesday morning, camping with his father in Hood River, Oregon, KIRO-TV reported.

INITIAL POST: Authorities issued an Amber Alert Tuesday for a Vancouver boy they said was abducted by his father and may be in danger.

Andrey Voronenko, 9, was picked up just before 2:30 p.m. from Mill Plain Elementary Schoolin Vancouver by his father, 38-year-old Alexy Voronenko, according to the alert.

The boy’s mother, Alexy Voronenko’s wife, previously fled with her children from Texas, where he was in jail for domestic violence, the Amber release said.

The boy’s father has been diagnosed with mental illness, and it’s not clear if he uses drugs, the alert said.

He’s described as Russian, 6-feet-2, 300 pounds, with brown, graying hair, blue eyes, and a mustache.

The child is Ukrainian, 4-feet-10, 74 pounds, with brown hair styled in a bowl cut, and green eyes. He was last seen wearing a navy polo shirt with pink stripes, gray pants, blue and gray tennis shoes, and a dark navy rain coat.

They’re believed to be traveling in a dark gray, four-door, 2007 Honda Accord, Texas license plate CKK3638. It has tinted windows and a moon roof.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911.

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