Posted on November 20, 2012

Walnut Creek: PG&E Offers $10,000 Reward in Kidnapping and Robbery Case

WALNUT CREEK — PG&E has announced a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individuals responsible for kidnapping a PG&E contract employee in a parking lot as she left work on November 7 in the Walnut Creek Shadelands area.

On Nov. 7, 2012 at approximately 7:30 p.m., a 57-year-old female was abducted as she was leaving work and walking to her vehicle in an isolated parking lot. As the victim unlocked her vehicle two suspects ran up to her, forced her into her vehicle, tied her up and blindfolded her. The victim was driven to various locations in an attempt to get money from her ATM accounts.

The Walnut Creek Police Department provided this photo of one of the kidnapping/robbery/carjacking suspects in this case. The photos are from a drive-up bank ATM. The suspect in the photo went by the name "Aubrey." The second suspect went by the name "David." The police said it is important to stress we do not know if these are the suspect's actual names.

The victim was driven to an isolated area in the Oakland Hills where she was released. A vehicle with a loud muffler was heard leaving the area. The victim was able to free herself and called 911. The Oakland Police Department responded and sought medical attention for the victim and obtained the initial information. The Walnut Creek Police Department was called to handle the primary investigation since the incident originated in Walnut Creek.

  • Suspect #1: Described as a white male adult, early to mid-20s, 5’11”, 185/190 pounds, broad shoulders, short dark hair, unknown facial hair. Last seen wearing light colored T-shirt under a black zip-up colored shirt, jeans, blue or black.
  • Suspect #2: Described as a white male adult, early to mid-20s, 5’9”, 150 pounds with a slight build. Last seen wearing a mask (form type to below the nose), black hooded sweatshirt with the hood up, dark jeans.
  • Suspect vehicle: Vehicle with a loud muffler.

The Walnut Creek Police Department is actively investigating this crime. Anyone with information related to this crime is asked to contact the Walnut Creek Police Department Investigations Unit at (925) 943-5868 or (925) 943-5844.

 

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