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CCPD looking for alleged kidnapping victim, suspect

Posted at 10:30 AM, Aug 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-13 18:03:18-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Corpus Christi Police Department officials are looking for a woman who reportedly was kidnapped at gunpoint.

The aggravated kidnapping happened around 2:33 a.m. Thursday in the 6000 block of Airstream Drive off of Leopard Street.

Police said 23-year-old Thomas Hutchins entered the home of his ex-girlfriend, 22-year-old Paulina Hernandez, without consent. Witnesses told officers that Hutchins forced Hernandez to leave with him at gunpoint.

Police believe Hernandez is in danger. Both were last seen leaving in a blue 2015 Honda Civic with Oklahoma license plates DLH434.

Hernandez is described as a 5-6, 215-pound woman with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a blue tie-dye T-shirt.

Hutchins is described as a 5-5 man who, weighs approximately 150 lbs., with brown hair and blue eyes.

If you see the suspect vehicle or either Hutchins or Hernandez, or have any additional information about this aggravated kidnapping, call the Corpus Christi Police Department at 911.