A 15-year-old boy from New York City who was reported missing Wednesday has been found safe, state police said.
Authorities began searching for Ahsan Ali after he vanished in Queens around 4:30 a.m. His disappearance sparked an Amber Alert.
New York Police Department Chief Terence Monahan said in a tweet Wednesday morning that it was believed that Ahsan had been abducted by his brother, Mohsin Ali, 28, who had threatened to harm him.
Shortly after 3 p.m., the Amber Alert was canceled.
“The New York Police Department is cancelling the AMBER Alert that was activated at 8:04 AM on 6/24/2020 regarding Ahsan Ali. The child has been recovered safely,” New York State Police said in a Facebook post.
No other details were immediately available.
Chief Monahan had said earlier Wednesday that Mohsin Ali had fled in a white Toyota Sienna and state police said the child “was taken under circumstances that lead police to believe that they are in imminent danger of serious harm and/or death.”