Antioch police provide more details on Friday night kidnapping and arrest
By Sergeant Morefield, Antioch Police Investigations Bureau
On Friday, January 3, 2014 at approximately 6:45 PM, a 7-year-old girl was abducted from in front of her home in the 3800 block of Hummingbird Drive in Antioch. The preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect had followed the victim and her mother to their residence from a nearby Walmart, kidnapping the young girl just after she arrived home. A description of the suspect and his vehicle was obtained and an Amber Alert was initiated.
Following up on leads, investigators identified David Douglas as the suspect in this incident. Douglas’ vehicle was later located in the parking lot of the Antioch Marina by officers. Douglas was in the car with the victim at that time. Douglas was taken into custody and the victim was rescued without incident. The victim had no apparent injuries and was reunited with her family. This is an ongoing investigation, and no further information will be released at this time.
Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call Detective Joannides with the Antioch Police Department at (925)779-6931. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH.