Abduction

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Bay Area School Teaches Lessons In Escaping From A Kidnapper

Some experts estimate a person can be bound, blindfolded, thrown into the back of a car and taken away, all in less than a minute. How would you get out of that kind of situation? If you can’t answer that question, you may need Eric Michaud.

11/13/2014

Surveillance photo of man suspected in kidnapping and robbery in Walnut Creek on September 23, 2014. Police describe the suspect as a man in his 30s or 40s, average build, between 5'6" and 5'10" tall. He was wearing jeans, a gray t-shirt, a straw hat and sunglasses. He may have also been wearing stockings or another item to cover his face. (Walnut Creek Police)

Police Release Photo Of Suspect In Kidnapping, Robbery Of Walnut Creek Woman

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.

09/24/2014

Sketches of two men suspected of sexually assaulting a girl near Saratoga Avenue and Campbell Avenue in San Jose on September 16, 2014. The suspects are described as two men in their 30s seen driving in a white or silver van. (San Jose Police Department)

Police Seek 2 Men Suspected Of Kidnapping, Sexually Assaulting Girl Sitting At San Jose Bus Stop

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.

09/19/2014

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Washington Man Allegedly Kidnaps Son, Possibly Headed To California By Sailboat

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.

09/12/2014

20-year-old Vanessa Flores of Hollister was last seen on August 1, 2014. Flores may have been taken by ex-boyfriend Jose Barajas. (CBS)

Hollister Woman Missing For More Than 10 Days, May Have Been Kidnapped By Abusive Ex-Boyfriend

Police in Hollister are trying to figure out what happened to 20-year-old Vanessa Flores. Authorities said her ex-boyfriend may have taken Flores and killed her friend.

08/12/2014

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Father Arrested, Tries To Leave San Jose Hospital With Newborn Against Mother’s Wishes

A father who walked away with his newborn baby Saturday morning inside O’Connor Hospital in San Jose tripped a monitoring system and was stopped before he could leave, a spokeswoman said.

08/11/2014

Six-month-old Nayeli Martinez was abducted from Santa Barbara on August 3, 2014. Police believe 28-year-old Joshua Ivan Martinez took the girl. (Santa Barbara Police)

6-Month-Old Girl Taken From Santa Barbara Found, Amber Alert Canceled

A 6-month-old girl who was abducted from Santa Barbara on Sunday night has been found safe, according to the California Highway Patrol.

08/04/2014

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Grand Jury Transcripts Released In Sierra LaMar Case, Details DNA Evidence Found By Investigators

More than two years after Sierra LaMar went missing, court documents were released showing what investigators said they discovered — evidence that may link the suspect to the Morgan Hill teenager.

07/12/2014

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Judge Orders Release Of Grand Jury Transcripts In Kidnap-Murder Of Teen Sierra LaMar

A judge in Santa Clara County Superior Court on Friday ordered the release of thousands of pages of transcripts from proceedings by a county grand jury that indicted a man in the 2012 murder-kidnapping of Morgan Hill teen Sierra LaMar.

06/27/2014

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Abducted Sunnyvale Girl Returned Safely To Mother After Stabbing

An 8-year-old girl who was abducted by her father after he allegedly stabbed her mother in Sunnyvale Thursday night was found safe, police said.

06/20/2014

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