**UPDATED** Missing 6-year old Miramichi boy located safe

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**Updated at 12:07 p.m.**

The RCMP says the 6-year-old boy, who was the subject of an Amber Alert, was located safe late this morning.

Police say he was taken from his home in the Douglastown area of Miramichi by his 33-year old mother, sometime between 2:30 a.m. and 6 a.m. on Tuesday.

In an update at 11:50 a.m., investigators said the pair were located safe in the Whitney area, and the woman was taken into custody.

The RCMP says more information will be shared when it is available.

(With files from Bell Media's Charles M. Renshaw)

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