Girl Abducted, Suspect Pursued in Police Chase

A 14-year-old Illinois girl is safe after becoming the victim of a terrifying ordeal today.

Police say a man with a knife took Britany Adkins from her home in Columbia, Illinois after a confrontation with her mother.

The suspect kidnapped the girl and stole her mother's car.

An Amber Alert was issued and not long after the suspect led police on a chase across the Mississippi River.

The 17-year-old suspect was finally stopped and taken into custody.