AN Amber Alert with horror movie doll Chucky "wielding a huge kitchen knife" listed as the suspect was allegedly sent out by accident this week.
The shocking Amber Alert was issued on Friday by The Texas Department of Public Safety.
It featured two main characters from the American horror film series "Child's Play."
In the alert, the fictional character Charles Lee "Chucky" Ray is pictured as the suspect.
He is seen wielding a kitchen knife and described as wearing "blue denim overalls with a multi-colored striped long sleeve shirt."
Texas DPS also described Chucky a 28-years-old male, with his race listed as "Other: Doll"
The abducted child was listed as Glen Ray – the fictional son of Chucky and Tiffany Valentine – and is also eerily pictured in the alert.
Glen Ray, age 5, is seen wearing a blue shirt and black collar.
According to KPRC 2, DPS revealed the Amber Alert was mistakenly published on the internet.
The alert also stated that Chucky and Glen Ray were last seen at 700 Pine Street in Henderson, Texas, at 9.04am on January 28, 2021.
However, the phone number – which is listed on the notice as (987) 654-3210 – is nonworking.
Texas DPS' Ruben Medina, told the news outlet: "Thank you for contacting us.
"This was actually a test we were running on a dev server and it accidentally went out.
"We appreciate you reaching out to us to verify this. We do apologize for this inconvenience (to) you."
The odd Amber Alert was sent out three separate times in an email to Texas Alerts System subscribers on Friday morning, according to KENS 5.
An Amber Alert is a message delivered by an alert system that asks the public for help in finding missing children.
Amber stands for America's Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response, but was named in honor of Amber Hagerman, who was just nine when she was kidnapped and murdered in Texas in 1996.
The Amber Alert launched in 1996 when Dallas-Fort Worth broadcasters teamed with local police to develop an early warning system.
There are guidelines for Amber Alerts, including a required "reasonable belief by law enforcement that an abduction has occurred."
Authorities must also believe the child is in "imminent danger of serious bodily injury or death."
Enough descriptive information of the child must be provided to the public in order for the alert to be useful – and the missing child must be 17 or younger.
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