Missing Erie teen found, Ohio police say

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — UPDATE 4/17/24: Victoria Metzler and John Wolfe have been located, Ohio State Patrol says.

Police confirmed to Channel 11 Wednesday morning that a vehicle involved in a police pursuit Tuesday night was related to this case. The car was found abandoned in Portage County, Ohio.


ORIGINAL STORY: Pennsylvania State Police are searching for a missing teenager from Erie.

Victoria Metzler, 14, was last seen in New Castle with John Wolfe, 20.

Victoria and Wolfe were last seen in the 1600 block of Morris Street on Tuesday at 8:30 p.m.

Victoria is 5 feet tall and weighs 120 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes. Wolve is 5 feet, 10 inches and weighs 160 pounds. He has blonde hair and blue eyes.

Police believe Victoria may be at special risk of harm or injury.

They may be in a tan 1999 Toyota Avalon with Pennsylvania plate LYK-3348.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call 911 or Erie police at 814-870-1125.

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