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An RCMP vehicle guards the scene where a 6-year-old girl was found safe after an Amber Alert Sept. 17, 2018.
An RCMP vehicle guards the scene where a 6-year-old girl was found safe after an Amber Alert Sept. 17, 2018. Chris Vandenbreekel/650 CKOM

Man charged in connection to North Battleford Amber Alert

By CJME News
September 21, 2018 - 8:56pm

Charges are being laid following Sunday’s Amber Alert in North Battleford.

Johnathan Ryann Gunville, 19, was arrested Friday after authorities went through hundreds of hours of surveillance footage from over 200 businesses.

When it comes to identifying the difference between an Amber Alert activation, a missing person, and a request to locate, RCMP say there are certain criteria that must be met for each and every situation.
When it comes to identifying the difference between an Amber Alert activation, a missing person, and a request to locate, RCMP say there are certain criteria that must be met for each and every situation. Brady Lang/battlefordsNOW staff

Amber Alerts explained and why activation was needed in recent event

By Brady Lang
September 19, 2018 - 6:00pm

Following the Amber Alert situation in the Battlefords area earlier this week, much discussion has resulted about what an emergency of that nature entails.

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