Amber Alert issued in Beckley, W.Va.


Beckley Police have recovered the vehicle of the man they believe abducted a Raleigh County teenager, but are still searching for the suspect and the missing teen. An arrest warrant has been obtained for Asbury for the charge of kidnapping.

Rodgers may be accompanied by 20-year-old Lawrence Asbury.

A photo of Rodgers was not immediately available. She was wearing blue jeans and a gray hoodie, and her hair was braided at the time of the abduction, according to the alert.

"The child is believed to have been assaulted by the suspect and forced into his vehicle", the AMBER Alert read.

Police tell WKYT Asbury's auto was found just outside of Beckley, but there is still no sign of Rodgers or Asbury.

Anyone with information is asked to call state police or Beckley police.

Police say Asbury and Rodgers could be driving in a red, 2-door Chevy Blazer with West Virginia tags 5 2 2 3 5 9.