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Sketch created with the help of a witness of kidnap suspect described as  being around 6 feet tall and 250 pounds with a large build, short  blond hair with long sideburns, wearing a green baseball cap, a white  and gray shirt and khaki pants.

Man Tries To Kidnap Boy From Tennis Club Child Care Center In Livermore

A man walked into a child care center in Livermore Saturday and attempted to take a 4-year-old boy by claiming he was his son.

03/10/2012

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Woman Dragged Into Car, Kidnapped In San Francisco SoMa

A woman was kidnapped in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood on Tuesday afternoon, a police spokesman said Wednesday.

02/29/2012

Summit Preparatory Charter High School, Redwood City

Redwood City Student Accused Of Attempted Teacher Rape Pleads Not Guilty

A Redwood City high school student accused of trying to rape a teacher in a school parking lot last month has pleaded not guilty to sexual assault and kidnapping charges in San Mateo County Superior Court.

02/09/2012

Visitors walk on a road containing bars and shops at dusk in Naama Bay. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Bay Area Women Taken Hostage In Egypt Recount Ordeal

Their kidnappers gave them tea and dried fruit, and talked about religion and tribal rights. The Bay Area women were allowed to bring their Egyptian tour guide with them. One even put out his cigarette in the car when a hostage said the smoke was bothering her. The women abducted for several hours Friday by armed Bedouin tribesmen in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula hesitated to call the men “captors,” saying that the kidnappers were kind, polite and hospitable.

02/04/2012

Tri Truong Le (SJPD)

Suspect Killed In Shootout Following San Jose Amber Alert

An 11-year-old girl who was kidnapped at gunpoint from a home in San Jose was found safe Friday afternoon and police shot and killed the man who kidnapped her early Friday morning.

01/20/2012

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Richmond Couple Has Car Stolen With 5-Year-Old Daughter Inside

A Richmond mother and father were thanking their lucky stars Wednesday morning after their 5-year-old daughter was briefly kidnapped—likely accidentally—during a car theft on Tuesday evening.

01/11/2012

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San Jose Man Found Safe After Carjack, Kidnapping; Suspect Flees

A man was carjacked and kidnapped at gunpoint in San Jose on Thursday evening before being found safe later that night, police said Friday.

11/11/2011

David Karcher

Woman Carjacked At Antioch Walmart; GPS Leads To Arrest

A 19-year-old woman was carjacked Thursday afternoon in a Walmart parking lot in Antioch after a man attacked her with a knife, police said.

09/30/2011

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Suspect Sketch Released In South SF Girl Kidnap Attempt

Police have released a sketch of a man who attempted to kidnap an 11-year-old girl on her way to school Monday morning, police said Thursday.

09/23/2011

San Jose Police are seeking Paul Ray Castillo in connection with a carjacking and kidnapping in the city.

San Jose Police ID Body Of Carjacking Victim, Killer At Large

The coroner has identified the body of a woman found inside a San Jose home by police Saturday morning during the search for the suspect in Friday’s armed robbery, shooting, carjacking and kidnapping spree.

09/17/2011

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