The California Highway Patrol has deactivated an Amber Alert for two people believed carjacked and kidnapped by a knife-wielding man in Oakland. Police called that portion of Tuesday’s incident unfounded and that the initial suspect and his two purported victims all knew one another.
An Oakland police spokeswoman said Wednesday that there are many unknowns about what was reported to be a carjacking and kidnapping at the Lincoln Square Shopping Center on Tuesday afternoon.
Two people, a teenage girl and an older man, are believed to have been kidnapped in a carjacking outside an Oakland supermarket Tuesday afternoon, police said.
A man suspected of abducting a 7-year-old girl in Antioch Friday after following her and her mother home from a nearby Walmart has been charged with kidnapping and sex offenses, Antioch police said.
An employee at a Target store in Pittsburg has been credited for helping authorities find a man accused of kidnapping a 7-year-old girl from her Antioch home last week.
The California Highway Patrol cancelled an Amber Alert for the kidnapping of a 7-year-old girl in Antioch Friday evening now that the kidnap suspect has been located, and the girl has been found safe.
A gunman followed a mother and daughter home from a Walmart store, pulled a rifle on the pair in the driveway, grabbed the 7-year-old girl and fled. An Amber Alert has been issued for Natalie Calvo. The gunman was last seen in a gold 1990s Honda.
Police released an additional description of the car driven by the man suspected of abducting 14-year-old Elizabeth Romero in Washington. The pair may be passing through N. California en route to Mexico.
The California Highway Patrol activated a statewide Amber Alert on Thursday after the suspected abduction of a 14-year-old girl in Washington State.
Santa Clara County prosecutors are seeking to have a man extradited back to the Bay Area after he allegedly abducted his son in Sunnyvale on Tuesday and was arrested after crossing the border into Mexico.