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ABDUCTION UPDATE: Children found safe, suspect takes own life
Authorities say the suspect in Thursday morning's abduction out of Delaware County was found dead in his car of apparent suicide in Staten Island, New York.
Police Chief Michael Chitwood of Upper Darby Township says Keith Belajonas robbed a CVS in Staten Island before taking his own life.
Police say the two young children have been found and are safe now.
It's believed Belajonas stabbed and shot the children's mother in a Drexel Hill home.
Stay with CBS 21 for updates.
We just learned from police that the two children have been found safe at a CVS in Staten Island.
Officers say Belajonas remains at large.
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Posted by: Sara Small (Sgsmall@local21news.com)
The Pennsylvania State Police have issued an Amber Alert for the Upper Darby Township Police Department in Delaware County.
Police say on Thursday around 3 a.m., two small children believed to be ages four and six or five and seven were abducted from Abbey Terrace in Drexel Hill. Both children are believed to be males.
Officers allege the children were abducted by 32-year-old Keith Belajonas, a white male. Belajonas allegedly fled the scene with the children in a grey Nissan Pathfinder with PA tags JDH7477.
Police say the abduction happened after a homicide at Abbey Terrace. CBS Philadelphia reports Belajonas fatally stabbed and shot a woman, believed to be his wife. KYW reports the children are believed to be the woman's kids.
Police believe Belajonas may be heading for Staten Island, as he has connections in the New York City area.
Anyone with information is asked to call 911.