Amber Alert canceled after West Virginia girl found safe

AMBER ALERT UPDATE: Jaddah has been FOUND safe

BECKLEY, WV (WCMH) – Police in West Virginia issued an Amber Alert for a 16-year-old girl taken from a drug store parking lot.

Police say Jaddah Lashay Rodgers was last seen in the parking lot of a Beckley, West Virginia Walgreens around 6pm Wednesday. Police believe she is in ‘extreme danger.’

Rodgers is described as a black female standing 5’4” and weighing 115 pounds. She was last seen wearing blue jeans and a gray hooded sweatshirt. She has braided hair.

Police believe she was taken by 20-year-old Lawrence E. Asbury. WOWK reports that a warrant has been issued for kidnapping.

They were last seen in a red 1995 Chevy Blazer with a West Virginia license plate, but that car was found by police overnight.

No picture of Rodgers was released by police. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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