A Quebec Amber Alert Was Just Issued For An Abducted Infant (UPDATED)

The suspect is driving a white 2011 Ford Focus.

MTL Blog, Associate Editor
Montreal police cars in the street.

Montreal police cars in the street.

Quebec authorities have confirmed the safe recovery of the 5-month-old infant, Chombo-Baraka Babayabo-Barry. The child was reported missing at 1:35 p.m. on May 9, triggering an Amber Alert.

The suspect, identified as Armand Babayabo, was reportedly driving a white 2011 Ford Focus with the license plate number Z78ZEB. The alert prompted a swift response from the public, assisting law enforcement efforts.

The Amber Alert has now been officially deactivated. Montreal police expressed their gratitude to the public for their vigilance and assistance in resolving this critical situation. The specifics of the child's recovery have not yet been revealed.

The Amber Alert message.The Amber Alert message.Thomas MacDonald | MTL Blog

The alert was disseminated through the Quebec Alert Ready system. Further information can be found on the Amber Alert site.

This article's cover image was used for illustrative purposes only.

Sofia Misenheimer
MTL Blog, Associate Editor
Sofia Misenheimer is an award-winning writer, editor and former radio journalist with a passion for finding hidden gems in the city.