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Two Men Arrested After Pa. Amber Alert

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Amber Alert issued after police say 3-year-old Erielys Ahorrio and 4-year-old John Ahorrio were abducted from a residence on Almanac Avenue in Lancaster City. Amber Alert issued after police say 3-year-old Erielys Ahorrio and 4-year-old John Ahorrio were abducted from a residence on Almanac Avenue in Lancaster City.
Eddie Ahorrio, a suspect in the abduction case, according to police (Photo from National Center for Missing & Exploited Children) Eddie Ahorrio, a suspect in the abduction case, according to police (Photo from National Center for Missing & Exploited Children)
LANCASTER CITY, Pa. -

Lancaster Police have arrested two men after an amber alert was issues for two children.  The suspects have been identified the children's father, Eddie Ahorrio Jr. 23, and grandfather, Eddie Ahorrio Sr. 47. A state trooper recognized the vehicle matching the description reported by the Amber Alert. The officer immediately arrested men. SkyFOX showed this whole situation occurring on I-76 Eastbound on Route One, near Bensalem, Pa.

SkyFOX overhead saw two kids in the back of the vehicle when the police stop occurred.  Police say the children were sleeping in the back seat the whole time. Pa. Police also told FOX 29 that the kids are safe and not injured.

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Pennsylvania State Police issued the Amber Alert overnight for two children allegedly abducted at gunpoint from Lancaster City by two men, and their vehicle's last known location was in New Jersey.

Police say 3-year-old Erielys Ahorrio and 4-year-old John Ahorrio were taken from a residence on Almanac Avenue in Lancaster City.

According to the Lancaster City Police Department, the two suspects are Eddie Ahorrio Jr., 23, and Eddie Ahorrio Sr., 47, both Hispanic males.

Eddie Jr. is believed to be the father of Erielys and John.

Erielys was described as 24-inches tall, weighing 29 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes, and she was last seen wearing a pink jacket. John is 3-feet tall and weighs 37 pounds.

Officials say the gunpoint abduction occurred following an altercation, and the men fled with the kids in a black, 1994 Nissan Altima bearing Pennsylvania registration JJG-8170. It is believed they may be traveling to Massachusetts.

Police released a photo of the children and one of Eddie Ahorrio Jr., but did not immediately have one of the elder suspect.

Around 6:30 a.m., the alert was rebroadcast in New Jersey. That alert said the vehicle's "last known location was traveling northbound near State Highway 55 and Route 47 in Vineland" and reiterates that they may be heading to the Massachusetts area.

Then came word that police were checking out a reported possible sighting in Bensalem, Pa.

MORE INFORMATION: National Center for Missing & Exploited Children / Pennsylvania State Police

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