PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Latest on a police search for a Pennsylvania man accused of kidnapping his wife at gunpoint (all times local):
Pennsylvania State Police say they have found a car used by a man wanted for kidnapping his wife but have yet to locate the couple.
Trooper Stefani Lucas says the car was found in a wooded area Tuesday morning in West Finley Township. Police have searched it, but she’s not saying what they found.
Troopers are looking for 47-year-old Kevin Ewing and his wife, 48-year-old Tierne (TEER’-nee) Ewing. They say Kevin Ewing kidnapped her at gunpoint in West Finley just after midnight Tuesday.
Kevin Ewing was out on bond on charges he kidnapped, beat and held his wife captive for nearly two weeks earlier this summer. He was wearing an electronic ankle bracelet, but the device wasn’t programmed to provide GPS information.
Police say a Pennsylvania man free on bond while awaiting charges that he beat his wife and held her captive for nearly two weeks this summer has now kidnapped her, and both are missing.
Forty-seven-year-old Kevin Ewing is accused of kidnapping his wife, Tierne (TEER’-nee), early Tuesday from a residence in West Finley Township, southwest of Pittsburgh and not far from the West Virginia border.
Police say he was wearing an electronic ankle bracelet, and a condition of his bond was that he stay at home. Authorities say his bracelet wasn’t programmed with GPS.
Police say the woman had a protection-from-abuse order. Kevin Ewing’s attorney says he’s praying “for everyone’s safe return.”
The couple is believed to be traveling in a gray 2016 Hyundai Veloster with Pennsylvania license plate KCS2340.
State police are searching for a man charged with kidnapping his wife at gunpoint and threatening to harm her.
Troopers from the Washington, Pennsylvania barracks say 47-year-old Kevin Ewing kidnapped his wife from a residence in West Finley Township about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday. Police have revealed few details about why that occurred, but online court records show they have an arrest warrant for Ewing on kidnapping, terroristic threats, weapons charges and other crimes.
Police say Ewing’s 48-year-old wife, Tierne (TEER’-nee), has a protection-from-abuse order against him and he should be considered armed and dangerous. Police say the couple is traveling in a gray 2016 Hyundai Veloster with Pennsylvania license plate KCS2340.
Police confirmed they were still searching for the couple after 8 a.m.
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