Amber Alert issued in statewide search for missing teen

Amber Alert issues for missing Penn Hills teenager.

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Amber Alert issued in statewide search for missing teen

Photo Credit: (Twitter/Pennsylvania State Police)

Photo Credit: (Twitter/Pennsylvania State Police)

Photo Credit: (Twitter/Pennsylvania State Police)

Photo Credit: (Twitter/Pennsylvania State Police)

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MOON TOWNSHIP — Pennsylvania State Police have issued an Amber Alert for a missing teen from Penn Hills.

Police say that 16-year-old Marjani Aquil was allegedly abducted by 19-year-old Jermaine Rodgers.

Photo Credit: (Twitter/Pennsylvania State Police)

Aquil was last seen on Jan. 16 at approximately 3 p.m. at a residence on Glenbrook Drive.

Authorities say that the missing teen was abducted by Rogers who is suspected to be driving a red sedan.

Aquil is 5-feet 4-inches tall, 140 pounds. She has long black hair with blonde highlights. The missing teenager was last seen wearing a grey, long-sleeve shirt, light blue denim jeans and tan boots.

Photo Credit: (Twitter/Pennsylvania State Police)

Police say that Rogers was an ex-boyfriend of Aquil.

Professional WWE wrestler Kurt Angle posted to social media saying that the missing teen was his niece. Angle was born and raised in Pittsburgh. The wrestler was born in Mt. Lebanon where he grew up and went to high school. Angle then went to study at Clarion University. Angle still lives in the Pittsburgh area.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or Allegheny County Police at 412-473-3705.

UPDATE Jan. 17 11:37 a.m.

In a post to Twitter by Pennsylvania State Police, the Amber Alert has been canceled after Aquil was located and found safe. Officials posted to social media at 4:28 a.m. on Thursday to release that Aquil was located by state troopers.

This story is developing. Stay with RMU Sentry Media for updates.

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