UPDATE: The amber alert has been canceled. Kamerie was found safe.
A New York Amber Alert has been issued for 14-year-old Kamerie Elliot after she was allegedly abducted from Byron in Genesee County, local officials say. Anyone with information is urged to call 911 immediately.
The incident happened at about 8 a.m. ET on Thursday when Kamerie was allegedly taken from West Bergen Road in Byron. Specific details about the circumstances of the abduction were not immediately released.
“The child was taken under circumstances that lead the police to believe that they are in imminent danger of serious harm and / or death,” the amber alert said.
Kamerie is described as a 14-year-old white female with brown hair and hazel eyes, standing 4 feet 11 inches tall and weighing about 140 pounds. However, she currently has blue hair.
The suspect has been identified as Guillermo Torres-Acevedo, who is described as a 22-year-old Hispanic male with black hair and brown eyes, standing 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing about 180 pounds.
Torres-Acevedo is believed to have taken Kamerie in a blue SUV Dodge Journey with New York license plate number HHP5458. The vehicle was last seen traveling north on West Bergen Road.
Anyone who sees Torres-Acevedo or Kamerie is urged to call 911 immediately, or call the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office at 866 NYS-AMBER if you have any other information that could help investigators.