Pacific Gas and Electric Company is offering 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.
That day 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 in the Shadelands area of Walnut Creek.
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 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. Oakland PD responded and sought medical attention for the victim and obtained the initial information.
The Walnut Creek Police Department has been called in to handle the primary investigation since the incident originated in Walnut Creek.
The first suspect is described as a white male in his early to mid 20s, 5 feet, 11 inches tall, weighing between 185 and 190 pounds. He has broad shoulders and short dark hair. He was last seen wearing light colored T-shirt under a black zip up colored shirt, and blue or black jeans.
The second suspect is also described as a white male in his early to mid 20s. He is about 5 feet, 9 inches tall, weighing about 150 lbs with a slight build, last seen wearing a mask, a black hooded sweatshirt with the hood up and dark jeans.
One of the two men went by the name Aubrey and the other went by the name David, although police are unsure whether those are their real names. The vehicle is described a having 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 943-5868 or 943-5844.