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AMBER Alert cancelled: Boy duct-taped and taken near Tacoma school found

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Authorities are investigating after a child was duct-taped and taken away in a vehicle near a Tacoma elementary school.
  
The Tacoma Police Department says on Monday afternoon officers responded to DeLong Elementary School on a report of a man duct-taping a boy and putting him into a car before driving away.
  
The News Tribune reports that a group of elementary students saw the man, who had duct-taped the boy's legs as he sat on the ground.
  
Police spokeswoman Loretta Cool says the students started recording on cellphones and called 911 after they drove away in a car.
  
Cool said Monday evening that the child had been located and that his grandfather may have been the one restraining him.
  
Cool says police will continue to investigate.

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