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UPDATE: AMBER ALERT Canceled for 5-year-old boy in The Dalles

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UPDATE: An Amber Alert has been canceled for 5 year old boy missing out of The Dalles, OR. The child has been found safe and the suspect is in custody.

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THE DALLES, Ore. - An Amber Alert has been issued for a 5-year-old boy out of The Dalles, Oregon. 

Oregon State Police say 36-year-old Brian Lester DePriest broke into a home, assaulted two adults inside with a hammer and kidnapped 5-year-old Skylar Melvin Coulcer-Jarding. 

Police say the two were last seen driving off in a stolen, light blue Chevrolet Cavalier with a Miami Dolphin sticker in the back window, with the Oregon licence plate 229BUK.

Officers say the child has sandy brown hair, grey eyes with thick glasses and a speech impediment. 

Police say DePriest is a white man with brown hair, 6'4" tall, with a tattoo on his upper right arm. Officers haven't said if he is related in any way to the child.

If you have any information or if you see them, call 911 or the Salem Police dispatch at 1-800-452-7888.

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