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Amber Alert canceled for missing 5-year-old boy from Ava, Missouri

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Posted at 2:47 PM, Apr 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-16 17:32:46-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Missouri State Highway Patrol canceled an Amber Alert for a missing 5-year-old boy from Ava, Missouri, which is 50 miles east of Springfield.

On Friday afternoon, Craig Emmerson was taken by his father Chad Emmerson, who allegedly assaulted Craig's mother and shot a gun inside a home according to MSHP.

Chad Emmerson returned the boy to authorities according to MSHP.

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