A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for a Comox Valley man…this after after he failed to bring his four children home to his ex-wife after a trip to Europe.

RCMP say the children were travelling in Germany with their father, Saren Azer, and were expected to come home back on Friday.

Azer, a Comox doctor, was legally allowed to leave Canada with his kids however a custody order required him to return home by August 21st.

Comox Valley RCMP obtained the Canada-wide warrant for his arrest on charges of abduction in contravention of a custody order.