Oxnard police seeking man for alleged armed kidnapping of girlfriend

ByABC7.com staff KABC logo
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Oxnard kidnapping suspect Jamell Taylor.
Oxnard kidnapping suspect Jamell Taylor.

OXNARD, Calif. (KABC) -- Oxnard police are looking for a man who allegedly broke into his girlfriend's home and kidnapped her.

Police say Jamell Taylor, 31, broke into his girlfriend's home around 4:45 a.m. through a window and brandished a screwdriver as a weapon to force her from the home in the 200 block of Riverpark Boulevard.

The 29-year-old woman's mother called police, who searched the area.

They found her about two hours later near Ventura Road and Forest Park Boulevard with a minor injury.

They continued searching for Taylor but were unable to locate him.

Taylor is also wanted on an active warrant for a parole violation.

Taylor is described as black, 31 years old, 5 feet 3 inches tall, weighing 200 pounds and last seen wearing a long sleeve gray shirt and black sweat pants.

Anyone with information on Taylor is asked to call Oxnard police at (805) 385-7600 or provide an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.