Woman Kidnapped And Held for Days, Says Sheriff’s Office; Suspect Sought

This is a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:

Alvin Lee Wingo, Jr.On Saturday, January 7, 2017 at approximately 11:30 p.m. Humboldt County Deputy Sheriffs met with a possible assault victim.  The female victim told deputies she was kidnapped by her estranged husband, 57 year old Alvin Lee Wingo, Jr., on December 27, 2016 from a residence out of the area.   Wingo drove the victim to his residence in Hoopa where she was held hostage for several days.  The victim was repeatedly assaulted by Wingo and he threatened to kill the victim with a firearm.  On January 7, 2017 Wingo left the residence and the victim was able to find help and contact law enforcement.

Wingo is wanted for domestic violence, making criminal threats, kidnapping, torture, being a felon in possession of a firearm and false imprisonment.  Wingo is believed to be driving a 2001 red Subaru Forrester.  Do not attempt to contact Wingo as he is considered to be armed and dangerous.

The victim’s injuries are not life threatening.

Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.

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