The Alberta RCMP Serious Crimes Branch advise that both 5-year-old Leonine O’Driscoll-Zak and 2-year-old Wyatt O’Driscoll-Zak were located safe yesterday evening in the Columbia Valley, B.C.
The investigation continues to locate two missing children from the Cochrane area.
The Major Crimes Unit is now assisting the Cochrane RCMP to investigate the disappearance of five-year-old Leonine O’Driscoll-Zak and two-year-old Wyatt O’Driscoll-Zak.
The two girls were last seen at their home in a rural area near Cochrane on Friday, March 12 at around 9:30 am.
The disappearance of the children is being investigated as an abduction, and the girls are said to be with their grandmother 68-year-old Therese O’Driscoll and aunt 38-year-old Alison O’Driscoll.
The province of Alberta has particular criteria which must be met in order to activate an Amber Alert, and in this particular circumstance, RCMP says that “they do not have evidence to indicate that the threshold has been met.”
The Cochrane RCMP says that tips have been coming in which they are actively monitoring and following up on.
If you have any information in relation to their current whereabouts, you are urged to contact the Cochrane RCMP, and if you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers.