RCMP investigating possible child abduction involving aunt, grandmother in Alberta

Cochrane RCMP are looking for Therese O’Driscoll, 68, who is believed to be with Alison O’Driscoll, 38, and five-year-old Leonine O’Driscoll-Zak and two-year-old Wyatt O’Driscoll-Zak. (Contributed photo)

Cochrane RCMP are looking for Therese O’Driscoll, 68, who is believed to be with Alison O’Driscoll, 38, and five-year-old Leonine O’Driscoll-Zak and two-year-old Wyatt O’Driscoll-Zak. (Contributed photo)

Cochrane RCMP are looking for two young girls, who are believed to be with their aunt and grandmother.

Leonine O’Driscoll-Zak, five, and Wyatt O’Driscoll-Zak, two, as well as their aunt Alison O’Driscoll, 38, and grandmother Therese O’Driscoll, 68, were last seen Friday at 9:30 a.m. at the children’s home, which is a rural residence in Cochrane.

RCMP are investigating this disappearance as an abduction, involving the aunt and grandmother.

“The Province of Alberta has particular criteria which must be met in order to activate an Amber Alert,” police said.

“In this circumstance, the RCMP do not have evidence to indicate that the threshold has been met. Further comments about the rationale behind this will not be provided in an effort to protect aspects of this investigation.”

Five-year-old Leonine O’Driscoll-Zak is described as Caucasian, with blue eyes, long blond hair and a slim build. She is four feet tall and weighs 60 pounds. Her two-year-old sister Wyatt O’Driscoll-Zak is also described as Caucasian, with blue eyes, long blond hair and a slim build. Wyatt is three feet tall and weighs 40 pounds.

Their grandmother Therese O’Driscoll is described as Caucasian, with blue eyes, medium grey hair and a slim build. She is five-foot-two and 119 pounds. Alison O’Driscoll is described as Caucasian, with blue eyes, long brown hair and a slim build. She is five-foot-three and 119 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Cochrane RCMP at 403-932-2211. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.



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Cochrane RCMP are looking for Alison O’Driscoll, 38, who is believed to be with Therese O’Driscoll, 68, and five-year-old Leonine O’Driscoll-Zak and two-year-old Wyatt O’Driscoll-Zak. (Contributed photo)

Cochrane RCMP are looking for Alison O’Driscoll, 38, who is believed to be with Therese O’Driscoll, 68, and five-year-old Leonine O’Driscoll-Zak and two-year-old Wyatt O’Driscoll-Zak. (Contributed photo)

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