Attempted abduction

Tim Watson, the VTA bus driver who foiled an alleged child abduction in Milpitas on June 5, 2015. (Photo Credit: Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority)

Bus Driver Who Helped Foil Child Abduction In Milpitas: ‘I Did What Any Parent Would Do’

VTA bus driver Tim Watson said his instincts kicked in, and that’s how he stopped an alleged child abduction in Milpitas and Fremont.

06/10/2015

An Antioch Police cruiser. (CBS)

Suspect Arrested In Attempted Kidnapping Of Antioch Girl, May Be Linked To 2nd Case

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.

03/23/2015

Police released a sketch of a man suspected of attempting to kidnap an 11-year-old girl on the 1600 block of Emerson Street on February 5, 2013. He is described as 5’9”-6’ tall, 140-160 pounds, with light hair and eyeglasses. (Palo Alto Police Department)

Palo Alto Police Release Sketch Of Attempted Kidnapping Suspect

Palo Alto police have released a suspect sketch of a man wanted in connection with an attempted kidnapping of a young girl on Monday evening.

02/07/2013

Police said the man in the sketch grabbed a 13-year-old girl near East Saint James and North 33rd Streets around 6:10 a.m. on January 18, 2013. He is described as a 25-35 year old man, 5’10” with a thin to medium build, black hair, brown eyes and a moustache. (San Jose Police)

San Jose Police Search For Man Who Tried To Kidnap Teen Girl

Police have released a sketch of a man who grabbed a 13-year-old girl and pulled her into a driveway as she was walking in San Jose last Friday morning.

01/23/2013

Police said a man attempted to kidnap a young girl from her mother on Dayo Court on January 15, 2013. (CBS)

San Jose Mom Admits To Making Up Kidnapping Attempt Story

The San Jose Police Department said a mother, who claimed that a man had attempted to kidnap her three-year-old daughter on Tuesday, made the story up.

01/17/2013

Police sketch of a suspect in an attempted kidnapping of a 2-year-old girl on Dayo Court in San Jose on January 15, 2013. The suspect is described as 25 to 30 years old, 5'6", wearing a red baseball cap, blue jeans and a white or light shirt. (San Jose Police Department)

San Jose Police Release Sketch Of Attempted Kidnapping Suspect

San Jose police released a composite sketch Wednesday of a man suspected of trying to pry a 2-year-old girl away from her mother in front of their house in East San Jose Tuesday.

01/16/2013

Police said a man attempted to kidnap a young girl from her mother on Dayo Court on January 15, 2013. (CBS)

Man Tries To Kidnap San Jose Toddler From Mother

A man who tried to forcibly pull a 2-year-old girl away from her mother in East San Jose Tuesday evening may be on the loose, according to police.

01/15/2013

Parkside Elementary School in San Mateo

Man Tries To Abduct San Mateo Girl Outside Elementary School

A police investigation is underway in San Mateo after a 9-year-old girl reported that a stranger tried to abduct her from an elementary school on Friday afternoon.

09/22/2012

Police Car, light, siren, generic

South SF Police: Man Who Grabbed Boy Wasn’t Trying To Kidnap Him

Police in South San Francisco now believe that a man who grabbed a 12-year-old boy in a McDonald’s bathroom on Saturday wasn’t trying to kidnap him, as was initially thought.

05/10/2012

(CBS)

Man Sought In Kidnap Attempts Near Milpitas Schools

Milpitas police are asking the public to help identify a man suspected of attempting to kidnap students near two schools this week.

CBS San Francisco–01/28/2011

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