AMBER Alert canceled for Middlesboro child; father arrested

AMBER Alert canceled for Middlesboro child; father arrested

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Gabriel Swaney (source: TBI) Gabriel Swaney (source: TBI)
Michael Swaney (source: TBI) Michael Swaney (source: TBI)

MIDDLESBORO (WATE) - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has canceled an AMBER Alert, saying a Middlesboro 8-year-old has been found, and his father was arrested.

TBI agents say Gabriel Swaney, 8, was taken by his father, Michael Swaney, 30, after a domestic incident involving the child's mother on Sunday.

Both Gabriel Swaney and Michael Swaney were found early Monday morning by police officers in Smyrna.

The boy is said to be safe. His father was arrested.

Gabriel's father, Michael Swaney, was said to be armed with a rifle, a handgun, and a switchblade knife. Officials say he used the knife to assault the child's mother.

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