PG&E Offers $10,000 Reward in Kidnapping

A 57-year-old woman was kidnapped as she left work at a PG&E facility in Walnut Creek and later released near Hiller Highlands in Oakland.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (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 Nov. 7 in the Walnut Creek Shadelands area, Walnut Creek police said today.

The 57-year-old woman was abducted as she was leaving work and walking to her vehicle in an isolated parking lot. As she 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 near Hiller Highlands 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. 

"Aubrey," shown in the photos above, is described as  a white male adult, early to mid-20s, 5’9”, 150 lbs with a slight build, last seen wearing a mask (form type to below the nose), black hooded sweatshirt with the hood up and dark jeans. 

His companion is described as a white male adult, early to mid-20s, 5’11”, 185/190 lbs, broad shoulders, short dark hair, unknown facial hair. He was last seen wearing light-colored T-shirt under a black zip-up shirt and blue or black jeans. 

The suspects drove a small, dark-colored pickup truck with a loud muffler, possibly a Toyota.

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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