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August 3, 2012 at 11:37 AM

UPDATE: Child safe; Longview Amber alert canceled

Jayce Matthew Hashem, left, and his father, Ismail Hashem.

Jayce Matthew Hashem, left, and his father, Ismail Hashem.

UPDATE AT 1:45 P.M.:  The Amber alert has been canceled. Jayce has been found safe in Oregon.

ORIGINAL POST: An Amber alert has been issued for 8-month-old Jayce Matthew Hashem, who was allegedly kidnapped this morning by his non-custodial father in Longview, according to the State Patrol.

The child’s father, Ismail Hashem, is believed to be driving a black 2012 Nissan Altima, with Oregon license plate  434FPV. Authorities say it is a rental car.

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

Hashem is 23 and has black hair and brown eyes. He is 5-feet-9 and weighs 140 pounds, police said.

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