State Police: Teen abducted in Luzerne County has been found, suspect killed

Pennsylvania

ennsylvania State Police have found a 15-year-old girl who was reported abducted by a man who stole a police vehicle.

Police say Samara Derwin was reported missing Sunday and believed to be abducted by 20-year-old Jordan Oliver.

NANTICOKE, Pa. (WHTM) – Troopers in Luzerne County say deadly force was used against an alleged abductor.

Jordan Oliver, 20, allegedly held 15-year-old Samara Derwin in a wooded area in Hanover Township after stealing a police vehicle in Nanticoke.

Police say Oliver initially held the teen at knifepoint Sunday afternoon at Nanticoke High School. She escaped and was placed in a Nanticoke police cruiser as officers tried to arrest Oliver, but Oliver sprayed mace during a struggle and fled with the marked cruiser and girl.

An Amber Alert issued Sunday has been canceled.

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