UPDATE 11:25 P.M.: The Oakland Police Department said Tuesday night that the victim in an alleged kidnapping that occurred Monday night has made contact with investigators due to media coverage of her apparent abduction.
That woman has since told police that she is unharmed, and that she was involved in a domestic dispute at the time, according to Officer Johnna Watson.
UPDATE: The Oakland Police Department has released more information regarding a suspect being sought for an alleged kidnapping Monday night.
The suspect’s vehicle is described as a two-door, black car of unknown make, possible 2000s-era model, with tinted windows and blue paper plates in lieu of a license plate, police said. The vehicle reportedly fled from Sterling Drive onto McCormick Avenue.
OAKLAND (KRON) — The Oakland Police Department is investigating a kidnapping that was reported Monday night by a witness.
The witness told officers they saw a suspect grab a woman and put her into the trunk of a black vehicle before driving off around 10 p.m. in the 8100 block of Sterling Drive.
The suspect is described as an African American man in his mid-20s, 6 feet tall, 180 to 200 pounds and wearing a red shirt and dark pants.
The victim is described as an African American woman wearing a halter-top, police said.
The suspect’s vehicle is possibly a year 2000 model. No other information on the vehicle or the incident is currently available, according to police.
Police have not received any calls of a missing person yet, officials said.
Anyone with information on the kidnapping is asked to contact the Oakland Police Department’s Youth and Family Service Division at (510) 238-3641.
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