North American Missing Persons Network
 
Austin Cole Hernandez

1AP
Above Images: Hernandez, circa 1997; Age progressed to 16


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: April 28, 1997 from Tehachapi, Alameda County, California
  • Classification: Family Abduction
  • Date Of Birth: June 10, 1996
  • Age: 10 months
  • Height: 2'2"
  • Weight: 18 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White/Hispanic
  • Gender: Male
  • NCIC number: M-039798486
  • Ncmec Number: NCMC835169
  • Case Number Kern: TE9700317


  • Details of Disappearance
    He was allegedly abducted by his non-custodial father, Gilbert Arredondo Hernandez.
    An FBI Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution warrant was issued for the abductor on November 4, 1997.

    They may be in Las Vegas, Nevada, or the Los Angeles or San Bernardino counties of California.


    Abductor1 Abductor2
    Abductor: Gilbert Arredondo Hernandez

  • Date Of Birth: March 15, 1965
  • Age: 32
  • Height: 5'5"
  • Weight: 150 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White/Hispanic
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Scar on the back of his head.
    May have a moustache.
  • AKA: Gil Junior


  • Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Kern County Sheriff's Department
    (661) 861-3110


    Source Information
    National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
    Vanished Children's Alliance