A woman was kidnapped in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood on Tuesday afternoon, a police spokesman said Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A man was carjacked and kidnapped at gunpoint in San Jose on Thursday evening before being found safe later that night, police said Friday.
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.
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.
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.
A woman thwarted a kidnapping attempt in South San Francisco on Saturday when she fended off the attacker and kicked him to the ground, police said.