By CBSDFW.com Staff

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSFW.COM) – The Texas Department of Public Safety sent out a mistaken Amber Alert like no other on Friday, Jan. 29.

The message published from the Texas Alerts system with an Amber Alert for Chucky the doll and his child, Glen.

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The alert listed Chucky from Child’s Play horror movies as a suspect.

He was described as a 28-year-old with red, auburn hair, blue eyes, stands at 3’1″, and weighs 16 pounds. He was described as wearing blue denim overalls with a multi-colored striped long sleeve shirt and wielding a kitchen knife prior to his disappearance.

(credit: Texas DPS)

The alert also listed Glen as an abducted child who is 5 years old, weighs 6 pounds, stands at 2’3″, and also has red, auburn hair and blue eyes. Glen was described as wearing a blue shirt and black collar prior to his “disappearance.”

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The alert was emailed out three separate times to subscribers of the Texas Alerts System Friday.

Multiple media outlets contacted DPS for comment and received this response:

“This alert is a result of a test malfunction. We apologize for the confusion this may have caused and are diligently working to ensure this does not happen again.”

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