SUSANVILLE (CBS13) – Authorities are asking people to be on the lookout for a Lassen County man who allegedly kidnapped a woman.

The Lassen County Sheriff’s Office says 41-year-old Maitland Carpenter left a home in Susanville on Monday morning with another man and 25-year-old Dorothie Janaybean Crosby.

The kidnapping suspect, Maitland Carpenter. (Credit: Lassen County Sheriff)

Carpenter was allegedly holding Crosby against her will, deputies say.

Deputies located Crosby safely Monday night in Susanville but said Carpenter remained at large.

They were last seen in Susanville, but deputies say Carpenter is known to frequent both the Reno and Sacramento area.

Deputies warn that Carpenter should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone who sees him is asked to call the sheriff’s office at (530) 257-6121.

He is believed to be driving a gold Hyundai Santa Fe, California license plate 5XIL173.


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