Susanville Police officer recovers missing Red Bluff child

According to a statement from the Susanville Police Department, about 12:15 p.m., the SPD received an Amber Alert regarding a non-custodial abduction of an 8-year-old boy from Tehama County that occurred during the early morning hours.

An SPD officer who obtained details regarding the obduction from the Tehama County Sheriff’s detective investigating the incident began searching for the non-custodial parent.

The officer located the non-custodial parent at 2:45 p.m. and arrested him pursuant to an out-of-the-area arrest warrant. The unharmed child was with the non-custodial parent. The child was taken into protective custody and later returned to Tehama County.

The SPD would like to thank the Lassen County Sheriff’s Office, California Highway Patrol, Lassen County Child Protective Services and Walmart for assisting with this investigation and the child’s successful recovery.