Amber Alert for missing Washington child cancelled, boy found safe

SPOKANE VALLEY, WA — UPDATE 4:00 PM: A 5-year-old is safe following an AMBER Alert this morning. Click HERE for more information from Portland NBC affiliate KGW.


An amber alert has been issued for 5-year-old Ethan Robertson of Spokane Valley, Washington.

According to the AMBER Alert System, Ethan was abducted by his father – 41-year-old Justin Robertson after Justin Robertson broke into a residence, stabbed his estranged wife and took the child.

Justin Robertson is reportedly driving a Red Subaru Legacy with Washington License Plate APN2450 out of Spokane.

Anyone with information on Ethan’s whereabouts should call 9-1-1.

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Matt Jordan
Matt Jordan is the Chief Meteorologist for KOBI-TV NBC5. Matt joined the NBC5 weather team in 2014 after a year as a reporter and anchor in Alexandria, Louisiana. His experience with the severe weather of the Deep South and a love of the Pacific Northwest led him to pursue a certification with Mississippi State University as a Broadcast Meteorologist. You can find Matt working in the evenings of NBC5 News at 5, 6 and 11 as well as online. Matt also has a degree in Journalism from the University of Oregon. In addition to being passionate about news and weather, Matt is a HUGE Oregon Ducks fan. When not rooting for the Ducks or tracking down the next storm over the Pacific, Matt can be found outdoors in the Oregon wilderness with his wife and their German Shepherd named Stanley.
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