5 NEWS UPDATE ( 05/10/2014 10:35 a.m.):
The Lodi Police Department in New Jersey confirmed to 5 News that amber alert for the two boys issued on Friday was canceled. They were found safe in South Carolina.
No further information has been released at this time.
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Police are looking for two young brothers after their mother was found dead. According to the Lodi Police Department, West Virginia has not been confirmed as a possible destination, but other media agencies are considering West Virginia, Virginia, South Carolina or North Carolina as possible destinations.
According to our CBS affiliate in Philadelphia (KYW), the alleged abductor is believed to be operating a 2007 black Honda Civic with New Jersey registration VHH37S.
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LODI, N.J., (CBS/AP) -- Police are searching for a New Jersey man they say abducted his two young children, whose mother was found fatally stabbed.
Other media agencies are reporting the alleged abductor and the boys could be headed towards West Virginia, Virginia, South Carolina or North Carolina.
An Amber Alert was issued Friday evening for 7-year-old Anthony Jordan and 8-year-old Nicholas Jordan. Police say their father, John Jordan, took them from their elementary school in Lodi, Bergen County.
State police say the boys’ mother was found stabbed to death. No further information on her death was immediately available from authorities.
Anthony Jordan is a white male, about 3 feet, 7 inches tall, and weighs about 50 pounds. He was last seen wearing his school uniform which is a maroon colored collared shirt and khaki pants.
Nicholas Jordan, is a white male, about 3 feet, 10 inches tall, and weighs about 60 pounds. He was last seen wearing his school uniform which is a maroon colored collared shirt and khaki pants.
Police say 47-year-old John Jordan is a white male with blue eyes. He is believed to be operating a 2007 black Honda Civic with New Jersey registration VHH37S.