White and Mesko were found in Barkeyville, Venango County.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pennsylvania State Police have canceled an AMBER Alert for a 17-year-old girl from southern New York who went missing here in Western Pennsylvania.

Stephnie White, 17, had last been seen in the area of Route 8 in Harrisville, Butler County.

According to state police, White was reportedly abducted by 50-year-old Michael Mesko.

(Courtesy: PA State Police)

(Courtesy: PA State Police)

However, a short time after issuing the alert, state police said they had located White safely.

Investigators say she and Mesko were found in Barkeyville, Venango County, around 8:30 a.m.

Mesko was taken into custody after a short chase with the police.

White is being evaluated for injuries, state police say.

Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.