Amber Alert canceled for girl, 14, abducted from Genesee County; suspect arrested in Pennsylvania | #childabductors


A 14-year-old Genesee County girl is safe and her alleged abductor arrested after an Amber Alert was issued in New York.

The alert went into effect Thursday at 1:48 p.m. and was canceled around 7 p.m.  

The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office said Kamerie Elizabeth Elliott of Byron was found safe in Pennsylvania with Guillermo Torres-Acevedo, 22, of Batavia.

Family members of Elliott said the two were in a relationship, and planned to run away together.

Elliott was reported missing from West Bergen Road Thursday morning. Deputies said she and Torres-Acevedo were located by Pennsylvania State Police in Mansfield, about 16 miles south of the state line.

New York State Police said Torres-Acevedo was was arraigned in Town of Batavia Court on November 26 on charges of second degree-rape, second-degree criminal sexual act and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. The charges followed a complaint from the National Center For Missing and Exploited Children involving a child under the age of 16.

Deputies have indicated that Elliott will be transported back to Genesee County, but did not specify when that would happen. Torres-Acevedo was held in Pennsylvania pending extradition proceedings.

The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office, New York State Police, Pennsylvania State Police and U.S. Secret Service is ongoing. More charges are pending.

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