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The Amber Alert issued for 8-month-old Jayce Matthew Hashem has been canceled after the child was found safe. The child's non-custodial father, Ismail Muhammed Hashem, believed to have taken the boy, is in police custody.

According to authorities, Ismail Hashem took his son from a babysitter at approximately 9 a.m., in the Longview, Wash., area, departing in a black 2012 NIssan Altima with Oregon plate number 434FPV. The car was described as a rental vehicle.

Police also asked the public to watch for a 2005 silver Toyota Highlander with Washington plate number 420TUF.

Jayce Hashem has black hair and brown eyes. He and his father are of Egyptian ethnicity.

Ismail Hashem is 23-years-old with black hair and brown eyes. He is 5'9 in height and weighs 140 pounds.

Police ask that anyone with information call Longview PD (Cowlitz Co.) at 360-442-5803 or dial 911.

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