NAME: Graciela Cervantes
DESCRIPTION: Latina, 25 years old, 5 feet 2 inches tall, 130 pounds, brown hair and brown eyes
THE CASE: Cervantes and her aunt, Ida Hernandez, are suspected of kidnapping an 18-year-old woman from her south Modesto home on June 24. Hernandez and Cervantes took the victim to Cervantes' home in the 2300 block of La Paz Court, near Memorial Medical Center in Modesto, where the victim was stabbed, prostituted and raped, sheriff's officials said.
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NOTES: On June 26, the victim escaped. Hernandez, 53, was later arrested. Detectives believe Cervantes might be hiding in Modesto's airport neighborhood.
Sheriff's officials ask anyone with information about this case to call Detective Darwin Hatfield at 525-7100. Callers also can leave an anonymous tips with CrimeStoppers at 521-4636 and be eligible for a cash reward.