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Right : Progressed by NCMEC to age 13 years (2010)

Austin Cole Hernandez
Missing since April 28, 1997, in Tehachapi, Kern County, California
Classification: Family Abduction

Vital Statistics

Circumstances of Disappearance
Hernandez was last seen in Tehachapi, California on April 28, 1997.
Austin Cole Hernandez were abducted by his noncustodial father, Gilbert Arredondo Hernandez. An FBI Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution warrant was issued for the abductor on November 4, 1997. The abductor has a scar on the back of his head. They may be in Las Vegas, Nevada, or the Los Angeles or San Bernardino counties of California.

Gilbert Arredondo Hernandez

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: March 15, 1965
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 32 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'5" (165 cm); 150 lbs (68 kg).
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White/Hispanic male. Black hair; brown eyes. Wears mustache.
  • Marks/Scars: Scar on head.
  • AKA: Gil Junior

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

Kern County District Attorney's Office
Child Abduction Unit
Kern County Sheriffs Department

KCSD Case Number: TE9700317

NCMEC #: NCMC835169

NCIC Number: M-039798486
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
California Department of Justice

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