GLENWOOD -- The Pope County Sheriff's Office has identified the man who was arrested late Thursday night for the alleged abduction of a two-year-old boy that prompted an Amber Alert.

Victor Ramirez - also known as Benigno Alvarrez - of Big Lake has been booked into the Kandiyohi County Jail. Formal charges are expected Friday.

Ramirez was arrested in Big Lake outside of his home just after 11:00 p.m. on Thursday, following a brief struggle.

Investigators found the boy after receiving a 911 call that he was in the garage of the caller's Paynesville home.  The boy was taken to St. Cloud Hospital for evaluation and then returned to his mother.

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No other information has been released so far.

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