An Amber Alert was issued Friday morning for an allegedly abducted 3-year-old girl, who was reportedly found more than 14 hours later in New York.
Ava Byrne was wearing only a diaper when she was last seen at 12:30 a.m. Friday in Luzerne County. The alert was issued late Friday morning.
She was allegedly abducted by Robert Byrne, 24, who drove a 2004 Silver Hyundai Elantra with Pennsylvania registration HKB-4681 from the scene. The car was reportedly seen Friday afternoon in Manhattan. Byrne was then arrested in New York.
Charges are pending against a man by the name of Robert Andrew Byrne, 24, of Nescopeck, Luzerne County. The pending charges are terroristic threats, simple assault and harassment.
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Police considered Ava to be in imminent danger.