The father, 41-year-old Juan Pablo Torres, is in custody, the station said. He was still wearing the body armor he was wearing at the time of the abduction, officials said.
There was no word about the two men who were reportedly with him.
Police in Pennsylvania and New York are looking for a 7-year-old girl abducted by armed men who included her non-custodial, biological father, the Pennsylvania State Police said Friday.
Giselle Torres was last seen shortly after 2 p.m. on Friday in Elkins Park, a northern suburb of Philadelphia. Juan Pablo Torres, 41, and two armed men reportedly abducted the girl, Cheltenham Township Police said.
Giselle is described as 4 feet tall with brown eyes and hair. She was wearing a white tank top and purple tights when she was last seen. Juan Torres is 5 foot 4 inches tall, 160 pounds, with brown hair and eyes. He was wearing body armor, a facemask, and glasses when he was last seen.
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Police said they could be driving a white or black Dodge Charger and may be heading toward New York City. Juan Torres should be considered “armed and dangerous,” police said.
Giselle is 4’0”, with brown eyes, brown hair; wearing a white tank top and purple tights. Juan is 5’4″, 160 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes; wearing body armor, a facemask, and glasses. Anyone with information about the abduction should immediately call 911. https://t.co/ZelvQVRRTX
— PA State Police (@PAStatePolice) September 25, 2020
“The child was taken under circumstances that lead police to believe that they are in imminent danger of serious harm and/or death,” the New York state website for Amber Alerts says.
AMBER ALERT ISSUED:Cheltenham Police are currently investigating a kidnapping. Earlier today 7-year old Gisselle…
Posted by Cheltenham Township Police Dept., PA on Friday, September 25, 2020
Anyone with any information on this abduction is asked to call the Cheltenham Township Police Department at (866) NYS-AMBER or dial 911.
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[Featured image: Juan Torres and Giselle Torres/Pennsylvania State Police]
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