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 carjacking suspect was arrested following a pursuit that shut down Interstate Highway 880 near the Oakland Coliseum Wednesday afternoon, according to police.
The arrest of a 13-year-old boy for the carjacking of a 78-year-old man in Downtown Oakland on Friday is prompting reflection as the police department has noticed an increase in these types of incidents.
A man and a woman were carjacked after attempting to stop a fight in the parking lot of a playground in San Francisco’s Excelsior neighborhood on Wednesday night, police said.
A stabbing and carjacking suspect was shot and killed by a San Jose police officer after allegedly ramming a patrol car Thursday morning
Two men and a woman have been arrested in connection with prostitution and robbery at a San Jose motel and kidnapping a pizza delivery person in October, a San Jose police spokesman said.
Police are searching for an armed carjacker who forced his victim to withdraw cash from an ATM machine in Suisun City on Saturday morning.
A Vallejo man allegedly pointed a gun at a driver and took his car before injuring three people in a hit-and-run in the stolen vehicle in Vallejo Friday evening.