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18-year-old faces abduction charges, Amber Alert canceled for Roanoke teen

Deidra Davis found around 1 a.m. Monday, police say

Deidra Davis, Camron Williams
Deidra Davis, Camron Williams

ROANOKE, Va. – The Roanoke Police Department released more information about how they found the 16-year-old girl at the center of an Amber Alert early Monday morning.

At about 1 a.m., officers found Deidra Davis and Camron Williams in a home in the 500 block of Rutherford Ave NW. 

Officers secured Davis; however, Williams ran away from the house but was quickly apprehended by officers, according to police.

He is still in custody at this time and is facing abduction charges relating to this incident.

The Police Department also issued its thanks to the media for alerting people about this case. Chief Tim Jones believes the media's distribution of information assisted with the investigation.

The investigation is ongoing and more charges could be placed, pending the outcome of the case.


Deidra Davis, 16, has been found safe and unharmed. She will be released back to her family as soon as possible. She and Camron Williams, 18, were found at about 1 a.m. Monday morning,

Williams was taken into police custody. He is facing charges related to the incident.


An Amber Alert had been issued for Deidra Davis, 16. Authorities believe she could be in danger.

According to the Roanoke Police Department's Facebook page, Davis was taken from a relative's home at 852 30th Street NW around 6 p.m. Sunday.

Police said they believe she was taken by Camron Williams, 18, who police said is wanted on warrants unrelated to this incident.

Davis is described as black, 5 feet 2 inches tall and 105 pounds with hazel eyes and possibly reddish hair.

She was last seen wearing a white tank top, pink, gray and white shoes, and her hair was up in a ponytail.

Williams is described as 5 feet 10 inches tall and 130 pounds with short black hair and brown eyes. He has a tattoo of a red lipstick kiss behind his right ear.

Police said Williams and Davis know each other, and Williams is known to drive an older Jeep Cherokee.

However, it's unknown if that's the vehicle they're traveling in.

Anyone with information on Davis and Williams' whereabouts is asked to call local law enforcement.


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