A 7-year-old girl escaped a kidnapping attempt at Emeryville’s Powell Street Plaza by a man who had previously stated he was targeting children for sexual assault, according to police.
A 15-year-old boy who told police he was almost kidnapped while walking by the University of California student housing complex in Albany on Friday night admitted earlier today that he made up the story.
It has been 25 years since 13-year-old Ilene Misheloff was kidnapped while walking home from school in Dublin and her family is holding an annual candlelight vigil, walk and service this evening to mark the somber anniversary.
Security changes are being made at the College of Marin after a man was kidnapped from campus and sexually assaulted late last week, a college officials said.
A man suspected of abducting a 7-year-old girl in Antioch Friday after following her and her mother home from a nearby Walmart has been charged with kidnapping and sex offenses, Antioch police said.
An employee at a Target store in Pittsburg has been credited for helping authorities find a man accused of kidnapping a 7-year-old girl from her Antioch home last week.
Police arrested a 43-year-old Antioch man in connection with the armed abduction of 7-year-old Natalie Calvo in Antioch on Friday night.
Police were trying to piece together a possible kidnapping on Tuesday night at an AC Transit bus stop in Milpitas.
Police in Vallejo arrested a man who allegedly raped a woman Thursday morning.
A father and son are in custody in California on suspicion of kidnapping the father’s ex-wife to perform an exorcism.