The Latest: Police seek 2 women in California abduction

The Latest on a California woman turning up safe weeks after she went missing (all times local):

3 p.m.

Authorities say they are searching for two women believed involved in the abduction of a California mother who has turned up safe near an interstate.

Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko told reporters Thursday that indications are that Sherri Papini was released by her abductors three weeks after she disappeared.

Bosenko says the 34-year-old woman suffered unspecified injuries during her ordeal but was treated and released from a hospital.

Authorities released few other details about Papini’s reappearance near Interstate 5 in Yolo County.

Bosenko says an investigation was continuing.


1:30 p.m.

Police say a Northern California mother of two who went missing nearly a month ago has been found safe and in stable condition.

The Sacramento Bee ( reported Thursday that Sherri Papini is receiving medical attention at an undisclosed hospital.

The Shasta County Sheriff’s Department says she is also being interviewed by detectives from its major crimes unit.

Authorities did not elaborate.

Papini, 34, vanished Nov. 2 after leaving home to jog.

Her husband, Keith, reported her missing when she didn’t arrive to pick up their two young children from day care.

Searchers had previously combed an area around Mountain Gate, an unincorporated community near Redding, in Northern California’s Shasta County.

Her family and an anonymous donor also offered rewards in an effort to find her.