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Call Kurtis: How Well Do Pet Amber Alert Services Work?

There are a lot of companies advertising pet amber alert services online, usually offering to robocall everyone in your neighborhood with a recording that describes your lost pet.

04/03/2014

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Statewide Amber Alert issued For Child After Oakland Carjacking

Authorities in the San Francisco Bay Area are investigating reports of a possible carjacking and child kidnapping outside a grocery store.

02/11/2014

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Stockton Police Searching For Man Who Tried To Lure Child With Candy

Every Friday during their summer break, these boys volunteer at a church and hand out food to the homeless. On their last Friday before school starts, 11-year-old Tyler Canterberry says a man tried to kidnap him.

08/09/2013

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Child Eludes Abduction By Escaping From Moving Car’s Trunk

The suspect is described as being between the ages of 25 and 35 with light-brown skin, standing between 5-feet-10-inches to 6-feet tall, and weighing between 170 and 190 pounds. He has black, shoulder-length hair, and was either worn in braids or dreadlocks.

05/13/2013

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Statewide Amber Alert For Missing Oakland Girl Cancelled

A statewide Amber Alert that was issued Friday morning for a missing one-year-old girl has been cancelled.

02/01/2013

The yacht Unleashed was stolen from the Ballena Isle Marina in Alameda on September 4, 2012. Police suspect 43-year-old Christopher Maffei stole the yacht and kidnapped his two children. (Latitude 38)

UPDATE: 2 kids recovered after boat chase in SF Bay

The Coast Guard says it has recovered two children believed to be abducted by their father from South San Francisco.

09/07/2012

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UPDATE: Amber Alert Cancelled For 3 Girls Abducted In Santa Rosa

On Thursday at 11 a.m., three girls, ages 7, 6, and 3, were taken and are believed to be traveling in a black Chevrolet Tahoe with a California license plate of 6TXA253.

06/14/2012

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Boy Escapes Abduction Attempt In Rancho Cordova

Deputies are searching for the two men who allegedly tried to kidnap a boy in Sacramento County Friday.

06/01/2012

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Parents Of Sierra LaMar Offer $10K Reward For Her Safe Return

The family of a 15-year-old Northern California girl who’s been missing for more than three weeks are offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to her safe return.

04/09/2012

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Woman Abducted Off LA Street Dies In Pursuit Crash

Los Angeles police say a woman abducted off a street has died of injuries suffered when the suspected kidnapper’s SUV crashed head-on into another car as police were in pursuit.

02/16/2012

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Reported Yuba City Abduction A Misunderstanding, Child Safe

A suspected child abduction in Yuba City this morning has turned out to be a misunderstanding. A man and woman approached a city bus driver around 8 a.m. saying they had witnessed a man grabbing a child and pulling him into a pickup near the Garden Highway and Lincoln, say police.

11/07/2011

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Stockton Girl Claims Kidnapper Tried Forcing Her Into Car

A 14-year-old girl says she was walking to school when a man pulled out a weapon and tried to force her into a vehicle.

08/09/2011

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