AMBER ALERT: Police look for girl from Gordon

Last updated: August 15, 2013 - 9:58pm


Police say Peter Tarbox, left, abducted Alexandria Long from Gordon on Thursday.

BUTLER TWP. – Police were looking Thursday night for a 10-year-old girl who they say was abducted earlier in the day from Schuylkill County.

Police say that Alexandria Jade Long, 10, who is 4-foot-10 and 100 pounds with short brown hair, hazel eyes and black wire-frame glasses was abducted from her home in Gordon by Peter Tarbox, a 39-year-old white male with brown hair, around 4:30 p.m..

He was driving a green Saab with unknown New York registration, police say. They believe he is taking Long to New York State.

They ask anyone with information to call 9-1-1.

See the State Police alert here.

For all breaking news alerts and updates, follow us on Twitter.


Last Updated: July 21, 2016 - 7:34pm

BERWICK — Less than six weeks after the newly refurbished Ber-Vaughn pool’s grand opening, a thief broke into the office.
The man, who wore a garbage bag over his head during the...

READ MORE »

Last Updated: July 21, 2016 - 12:05pm

BLOOMSBURG — By early next year, 911 calls for Columbia and Montour counties will all be dispatched out of a central hub here, officials announced Thursday.

The merger, a first...

READ MORE »

Last Updated: July 20, 2016 - 2:12pm

BLOOMSBURG — Leaders of the Harrisburg-based Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania have decided to permanently close Camp Louise, citing safety concerns and dilapidated conditions...

READ MORE »