On June 20, 2019 at approximately 8:40 p.m., a 9-year-old boy reported he was riding his bike in the area of Spine and Wellington Road and stopped at a nearby park when a man approached and offered him $25 to get in his car. He told the child he would drive him around the block and take him home. The boy quickly left the scene and rode his bike home.
The suspect is described as a dark-skinned Hispanic male who spoke with a Spanish accent, 40-years of age, with black “buzzed” hair, brown eyes and a goatee beard. He was wearing a Vans off-the-wall camouflage hat with meshing in the back. He has “wavy” green and red hat tattoos on his arm. A composite sketch is attached. Police believe he was driving an older model white van with sliding doors.
The case number is 19-6751.
Anyone who may have information about this case should call Detective Sterling Ekwo at 303-441-3376. Those who have information but wish to remain anonymous may contact the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Tips can also be submitted through the Crime Stoppers website at www.crimeshurt.com. Those submitting tips through Crime Stoppers that lead to the arrest and filing of charges on a suspect(s) may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 from Crime Stoppers.
Posted: June 28, 2019
Laurie Ogden, Police, 303-441-3310