Investigators are looking at a pattern of increasingly brazen kidnapping attempts in Hayward, and teenage girls appear to be the intended target.
A 16-year-old girl told investigators she was walking home from Hayward High School when a man grabbed her and pulled her into the back seat of a white four-door sedan.
Police in Vallejo are searching for a woman who was possibly kidnapped for ransom early Monday morning.
A 21-year-old man who allegedly attempted to abduct a teenage girl as she was walking to school in Antioch Monday morning has been arrested and is suspected of another attempted kidnapping last month, police said.
The Hayward Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in the Friday attempted abduction of a 14-year-old girl.
Police are looking for a suspect and the victim in a possible abduction that took place Friday.
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Police have released a surveillance photo of a man suspected of kidnapping a woman at gunpoint from her front yard in Walnut Creek on Tuesday and forcing her to withdraw cash from a bank.
Authorities in San Jose are searching for two men suspected of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a girl who was sitting at a bus stop earlier this week.
The FBI is on the look-out for a man from Washington who has reportedly kidnapped his biological son and may be headed to California on a sailboat.