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Amber Alert issued for 9-month-old girl

Ottawa police have issued an Amber Alert for a missing nine-month-old baby, believed to be with her mother.

Ottawa police have issued an Amber Alert for a missing nine-month-old baby, believed to be with her mother.

Magnolia (Maggie) Knox was last seen with her mother Sherma Knox at 12:08 p.m. near the Chaudière Bridge, close to Lebreton Street N. and Booth Street.

Sherma Knox was seen travelling by foot and holding the baby in her arms. Ottawa police say they are concerned for their safety.

The 39-year-old mother is five-foot-seven and weighs 200 pounds. She was last seen wearing grey pants, a long black parka, black mesh shoes, a tuque and a beige backpack, police said. 

She has fingernails painted purple with sparkles.

Maggie was wearing a blue, red and pink striped shirt, navy leggings, a pink onesie, a floral dress and tan slip-on shoes, police said.

Anyone who sees the pair or knows their whereabouts is asked to call 911 immediately. 

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