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Fremont Police Beef Up Patrol After Stranger Offers Ride To 10-Year-Old Boy

Police in Fremont plan to increase patrols around an elementary school after an unknown man in a car offered a 10-year-old boy walking in the area a ride home Friday afternoon.

05/17/2014

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Man Wanted In 1986 Attempted Murder, Kidnapping Arrested In Monterey County

A 48-year-old man wanted for a 1986 attempted murder and kidnapping out of Salinas was arrested Thursday in Watsonville after a police officer found he was living under assumed identities, police said Friday.

05/02/2014

Kenneth Middlebrook was arrested on suspicion of two separate kidnappings by Mountain View police. (CBS)

Mountain View Police Arrest Suspect In 2 Kidnappings

Mountain View police have arrested a man they said was involved in two kidnappings Sunday.

04/30/2014

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Naked Teenage Girl Alleges She Was Kidnapped, Robbed In Oakland

An investigation is underway after a teenage girl reported being kidnapped and robbed early Wednesday morning in Oakland, and then dropped off near Piedmont and Ashby Avenues in Berkeley.

04/16/2014

Oakland police released this surveillance image of a sexual assault suspect from an incident on San Pablo Ave. (OPD)

Oakland Police Investigating Broad-Daylight Kidnapping, Sexual Assault

Oakland Police Department are asking the public’s help with an investigation of a kidnapping, sexual assault that happened this week on San Pablo Ave. during broad daylight.

03/28/2014

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Woman Kidnapped At Gunpoint, Driven To ATM From SJ Parking Lot In Craigslist Robbery

A woman who was kidnapped at gunpoint from a big-box store parking lot and robbed Monday in East San Jose had agreed to meet two men she met on Craigslist to buy iPhones, according to police.

03/13/2014

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No Merit To Kidnapping Report That Caused BART Delays In San Francisco

A report of a kidnapping that shut down BART service through San Francisco during rush hour Friday evening had no merit, according to a police spokesman.

03/07/2014

Bradley Mrozek

Man Accused Of Grabbing Child From San Mateo School To Appear In Court

A man who was accused of grabbing a 9-year-old girl in a San Mateo elementary school bathroom last year and trying to take pictures of girls in a Daly City school bathroom in 2012 is scheduled to appear in court in Redwood City on Monday.

03/02/2014

Antolin Garcia-Torres during a previous court appearance. (CBS)

Man Pleads Not Guilty In Kidnap, Murder Of Morgan Hill Teen Sierra LaMar

Antolin Garcia-Torres, the 22-year-old man charged with kidnapping and murdering Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar, pleaded not guilty at his arraignment hearing in Santa Clara County Superior Court Thursday afternoon.

02/13/2014

Police at the scen of a carjacking/kidnapping at a Safeway store in the Lincoln Square Shopping  Center in Oakland, February 11, 2014. (CBS)

Oakland Amber Alert Canceled; Police Say Reported Carjacking, Kidnapping Unfounded

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.

02/12/2014

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