The Texas Department of Public Safety (TDPS) was forced to issue an apology after it mistakenly sent out an Amber Alert that listed the horror character "Chucky" as a suspect.
According to KENS-TV in San Antonio, the alert issued on the morning of Jan. 29 listed the haunted doll from the 1988 horror film "Child's Play" as the suspect in a child abduction.
The alert listed 28-year-old Chucky's height at 3 feet 1 inch and his weight at 16 pounds. His race was listed as "Other: Doll." The alert cautioned that Chucky was "wielding a huge kitchen knife."
The alert listed the abducted child was listed as "Glen" — a doll introduced in the 2004 sequel "Seed of Chucky." It listed the "5-year-old" doll at 2 feet 3 inches and 6 pounds.
TDPS issued the following statement to KENS.
"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."