Morning News Break – December 3rd

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Provincial

SSM Police Search for dogs involved in dog’s death

An owner of a golden retriever was out walking him on October 6th, when it was attached by three white pit bulls. The golden retriever died of its injuries, despite emergency medical attention.

Police in Sault Ste Marie, Ont., are searching for three white pit bulls that fatally attacked another dog. The Sault Ste. Marie Humane Society has obtained a Chiefs Order to seize and hold the dogs, and Sault Ste. Marie Police are working with the SSM Humane Society to locate the owner.

 

NATIONAL

Amber Alert for Ontario girl ends

Police in Ontario have ended an Amber Alert that was issued Friday for a nine-year-old girl.

The Niagara Regional Police Service said it cancelled the alert early Saturday morning, even though the girl had still not been located. Police also said in their release that a child abduction investigation was ongoing.

The Amber Alert said the girl was last seen Thursday evening in Welland, Ont., and was believed to be with her mother. Police said they were operating under a court order to return the child to her father.

 

Girl who was subject of Manitoba Amber Alert found

It took just an hour and a quick tip from the public for police to find an eight-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert in Manitoba on Friday afternoon.

The child was found safe and sound with her mother in a vehicle on Portage Avenue in Winnipeg, a surprised Chief Supt. Mark Fisher was informed just moments into a news conference meant to brief the media on the search for the girl.

“This investigation led us to become extremely concerned and believe that (she) is in imminent danger of serious bodily harm. We cannot overstate the urgency of locating this little girl,” Fisher said before he paused briefly.

“I’ve just received information that we’ve found (the girl) and she’s OK,” he continued, adding with a laugh: “I don’t know that I’ve had a press conference that’s ended this well. That’s fantastic news.”

 

No winning ticket for Friday’s Lotto Max jackpot

No winning ticket was drawn for the $30 million jackpot in Friday night’s Lotto Max. That means the grand prize for the next draw on Dec. 9 will grow to $50 million, and there will also be two Maxmillion prizes of $1 million each up for grabs.

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