UPDATE: Amber Alert Cancelled for Abducted 4 Year Old

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EDWARDSVILLE - State police said an amber alert was cancelled within minutes of broadcast.

Troopers said the missing 4 year old is safe.

Authorities said he had been taken from his home in Edwardsville sometime between Tuesday and Wednesday.

In the initial alert issued just before 7:30a.m., investigators believe he was taken by his father, a 23-year-old man.

The amber alert was cancelled by 7:45 a.m.