ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Missing Rochester teen Joanna Coates of LaSalle Street and her alleged abductor, 41-year-old Robert Gonzalez have been found.
An Amber Alert issued around 10 p.m. Monday for Joanna was cancelled around 12:15 p.m. Tuesday.
Rochester Police Inv. Jacqueline Schuman said she had no additional immediate details about where Gonzalez and Joanna had been found. She said police are working to get them back to the Rochester area.
Gonzalez, who allegedly took Joanna sometime over the weekend is a thrice-convicted felon who last served time at the Orleans Correctional Facility in Albion.
Police believed Robert Gonzalez was possibly en route to New York City with 14-year-old and said the circumstances of her abduction could put her at risk of serious harm or death.
According to state records, Gonzalez was convicted in 1997 of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon in Kings County and was released on parole after nearly four years at Gouverneur Correctional Facility.
In 2003, he was convicted of fifth-degree attempted criminal sale of a controlled substance and sentenced to two to four years in prison. He served the maximum sentence at Chateaugay Correctional Facility.
And, in 2008, Gonzalez was convicted of fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison.
Records show he was last released from state custody in 2011.
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