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**UPDATE** San Jose PD Arrests Suspect Wanted for Attempted Kidnapping
Filed under Press Release, on 9/6/2016 3:18:00 PM by Author: Sergeant Enrique Garcia #2936.

TYPE OF CRIME: Kidnapping CASE NUMBER: 16-242-0666
VICTIM: Withheld
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
SUSPECT :  David Lee Russell
AGE: 56 Years
ADDRESS: Transient (San Jose)

Suspect: Russell


**Update: 9-6-16**

On Tuesday, September 6, 2016, at 9:36 AM, members of the San Jose PD Robbery Unit and Megan's Law Team arrested suspect David Russell in the area Oakland Rd. and Charles Ave. in San Jose. Russell was driving in a silver Hyundai Sonata. San Jose PD received numerous tips from the community that ultimately resulted in Russell's arrest. Russell will be booked into the Santa Clara County Jail on 2 counts of Attempted Kidnapping, 2 counts of Attempted Kidnapping to Commit a Sexual Offense, 2 counts of Assault with Intent to a Commit a Felony, and an outstanding misdemeanor no bail warrant for DUI.

San Jose: 

The San Jose Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating a known kidnapping suspect.

On August 29, 2016 at approximately 5:00 PM, a suspect later identified as David Lee Russell physically assaulted and attempted to kidnap a young female victim in the area of Meridian Avenue and Hamilton Avenue

On September 1, 2016 at approximately 5:00 PM, Russell again physically assaulted and attempted to kidnap another young female in the area of Hillsdale Avenue and Narvaez Avenue

Russell is a convicted sex offender with prior violent assaults against women and is considered extremely dangerous. Russell is a transient known to frequent San Jose. 

Russell is described as a white male adult, 56 years old, about 5’10”, 200 lbs, with gray salt-and-pepper type hair and goatee, and is believed to be driving a newer model white Nissan Rogue with no plates.

Anyone with information regarding Russell’s location are asked to contact Detective Michael White #4104 of the San Jose Police Department's Robbery Unit at (408) 277-4166.

Persons wishing to remain anonymous may either call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line, (408) 947-STOP (7867), or click the "Submit a Tip" link below.  Persons providing information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect may be eligible for a CASH REWARD from the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers.

BY: Ofc. Albert Morales #3477 AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Abruzzini
DATE: 9/04/16 TIME: 3:30 PM DATE: 9/04/16 TIME:  3:30 PM


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