At approximately 2:30 p.m., a motorist reported seeing a male hitchhiker, similar in description to Randall Hopley with a small child. The RCMP quickly attended the location and established road blocks and mobile patrols. Two police dogs were also deployed in the ground search.
The hitchhiker was located in the area and the RCMP were able to confirm his identity and discovered it was not Randall Hopley.
Police would like to thank the public for their information and co-operation, including those that provided timely updates and motorist who stopped in police road checks.
Friday night the RCMP extended the Amber Alert for Kienan Hebert who was reported missing from Sparwood, B.C. Wednesday night. RCMP say they are also looking for 46-year-old Randall Hopley, a known sex offender, in connection with his possible abduction.
Kienan Hebert is described as:
Age: 3 years old
Descriptors: He was last seen wearing a blue pair of "Scooby Doo" boxer shorts
Randall Peter Hopley is described as:
Descriptors: He has a birthmark along his hairline
Hopley may be driving a brown 1987 Toyota Camry, with B.C. license plate 0-9-8 – R-A-L.