Search for missing Yvon Lacasse resumes, father in Amber Alert case still in hospital

Search for missing Yvon Lacasse resumes, father in Amber Alert case still in hospital
From CBC - September 17, 2017

Police are asking for volunteers to help themsearch formissing 71-year-oldYvonLacasse,meanwhile the man in Quebec's Amber Alert who was found driving Lacasse's vehicle is still in hospital after sustaining injuries while in custody.

Anyone willing to help locate Lacassecan meet provincial police at their mobile command post inLachute, Que.,near the intersection ofroutes 158 and 329 as of 8:30 a.m.

Lacassewas reportedmissing Friday and hisHondaCR-Vwas found later that day being driven by the father in an Amber Alert case involving a six-year-old boy.

The man's vehicle, awhite pickup truck, was found abandonednear theroadside rest stop where the SretduQubec set up their command post to search forLacassethis weekend.

Lacasseis described as bald with brown eyes. He is fivefeet four inches tall and weighs around 155 pounds.

Ontario Provincial Police stoppedthe father and son near Dacre, Ont., on Friday. The man was taken into custody and the boy was taken under the care of Ontario child services.The name of the father and the boy can no longer be released because the boy is now in the care of Quebec youth services.

Man in Amber Alert in hospital

The man sustained injuries between 2and 3:30 p.m. Saturday, while incustody of the OPP,andrequired medical attention,Sgt.CarolleDionne, the spokesperson for Ontario Provincial Police said.

He was transferred by ambulance to an Ontariohospital, but the nature of his injuries has not been released.


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