Aurora police issue sketch of man who attempted to kidnap woman early Sunday

Woman screamed; attacker ran off

AURORA, Colo. - Aurora police are asking the public's help in identifying a man who attempted to kidnap a woman last weekend.

Police released information about the crime and a computer-generated sketch of the suspect Tuesday afternoon on the Aurora Police Department Facebook page.

The attempted abduction happened about 1 a.m. Sunday in the 3600 block of South Zeno Way.

A woman told police she was outside her apartment when a man grabbed her from behind and dragged her down the sidewalk. She screamed and her fiancé, who was also outside, heard her and ran to help.

The attacker let go of the woman and took off, police said.

The assailant is described as a black man in his late teens to early 20s. He is about 5-feet-7-inches tall and has short curly hair. He was wearing a white tank top with blue stripes, light blue jeans and white tennis shoes.

The Aurora Police Reward Fund is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the man responsible for this crime. If you have any information please call Det. Pat Hardin at 303-627-3160. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can also call Crime Stoppers at 303-913-STOP (7867).

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