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Missing three-year-old located thanks to 'emergency alert' text
WA Police successfully used an 'emergency alert' system to locate three-year-old boy Joseph, who went missing when he was trapped in the back of his stolen family's vehicle this afternoon. A text message with details of the abduction was sent out to more than 250,000 recipients - in a unusual step. A member of the public who had received the alert noticed the vehicle and as per the alert message they phoned 000 and advised police, police spokesperson Samuel Dinnison said.
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