Calgary police issued an Amber Alert for a five-year-old girl early Tuesday morning after she was believed to have been abducted from the city’s northwest, after her mother was found dead.
Police said Taliyah Leigh Marsman is believed to have been abducted by an unknown person from the 1000 block of Panamount Boulevard N.W.
Marsman is described as having a slim build, brown curly hair and brown eyes.
Police had been looking for a vehicle of interest in connection with the case which they described as a white, four-door, 2016 Ford Fusion.
Marsman’s mother was found dead by police in their home on Panamount on Monday evening, officials said in a statement.
They said the vehicle they were looking for had been found but they had not been able to locate the girl.
The Amber Alert was issued shortly after 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday.
Anyone with information on the girl’s disappearance is asked to contact the Calgary Police Service or 403.53.AMBER (403.532.6237).