Family Holds Vigil for Missing Vallejo Teen | NBC BAY AREA

It has been three years since the kidnapping of Vallejo teen Pearl Pinson and her whereabouts are still a mystery. Her family is hoping for new leads in the case as they hold a vigil Saturday to keep her story in the light.

Pinson was just 15 years old when she was abducted as she was on her way to the bus stop. Witnesses reported seeing a man drag her across a pedestrian bridge near Lewis Avenue over Highway 780.

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A Year Later: Family Seeks Closure, Answers in Case of Missing Vallejo Teen Pearl Pinson | NBC Bay Area

A vigil was held Thursday to remind people a Vallejo teen is still missing a year after she was kidnapped.

Pearl Pinson, who was 15 at the time, was kidnapped while walking home from school on May 25, 2016. The suspected kidnapper, Fernando Castro, was shot and killed by police the next day in the town of Solvang in Santa Barbara County. But there’s been no sign of Pearl.

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New evidence suggests missing Vallejo teen could still be alive – SFGate

Pinson was kidnapped from a Vallejo overpass in May 2016. Witnesses recall seeing a bleeding and screaming Pinson being dragged by an armed man off the pedestrian bridge. Her alleged abductor, 19-year-old Fernando Castillo, was killed in a shootout with police in Southern California last May.

Investigators initially suspected Castro took Pinson to Jenner in Sonoma County. After sifting through hours of surveillance footage from the area, Castro was spotted on a gas station’s camera near Bodega Bay.

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Vigil Held For Missing Vallejo Teen Pearl Pinson | NBC Bay Area

A vigil was held Wednesday night in Vallejo to remind people 15-year-old Pearl Pinson is still missing.

Eight months ago to the day, Pinson was kidnapped while walking home from school. The suspected kidnapper, Fernando Castro, was shot and killed by police the next day in the town of Solvang in Santa Barbara County. But there’s been no sign of Pearl.

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Teen girl reported missing from Vallejo | KCRA

VALLEJO, Calif. (KCRA) —A 15-year-old girl was reported missing Wednesday morning from Vallejo, and deputies are searching for a 19-year-old suspect.

Pearl Pinson was last seen around 7 a.m. on the Interstate 780 pedestrian over-crossing that leads from Home Acres to Taylor Avenue, the Solano County Sheriff’s Office said.

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