State police had said on Friday they were searching for the
boys after John Jordan, 47, abducted Nicholas Jordan, 8, and
Anthony Jordan, 7, from the Wilson Elementary School in Lodi, in
northern New Jersey.
"Suspect John Jordan was recently stopped and taken into custody
near a relative's home in South Carolina. His two boys have been
recovered safely," according to an advisory saying the so-called
Amber Alert issued for missing children was canceled.
New Jersey State Police announced Jordan's capture in a Tweet at
midnight EDT on Friday/Saturday.
"#AmberAlert canceled. Children recovered safe in SC, father in
custody. Great job to all partner agencies."
Police did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
Jordan was going through a divorce with his wife, police said.
(Reporting by David Jones; Editing by Toby Chopra)
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