Even though he remains at large, Denver prosecutors have formally charged Bret Lee Luckett Thompson with kidnapping and sexual assault on a child in the abduction of an 8-year-old girl last week.
Thompson, 27, remains the subject of a nationwide search by the FBI and Denver police.
He was charged Thursday with second-degree kidnapping and sexual assault on a child, said Denver district attorney spokeswoman Lynn Kimbrough.
On Wednesday, investigators released new surveillance photos showing Thompson and his 1999 white Pontiac Montana van in the early morning hours of Friday, June 3 at a Castle Rock convenience store. The surveillance photo -- taken the day after the kidnapping -- shows that the hub cap on the van's passenger side rear tire was missing.
The girl was snatched from a Denver alley last Thursday while out playing with a friend. She was dropped off about 90 minutes later at a gas station not too far from her home. Police said she had been sexually assaulted in the interim.
Thompson, who is also known as "Wyatt" Thompson, is described as a white man, 6 feet tall, weighing 190 pounds, with short brown hair, brown eyes and light facial hair on his chin. Thompson has a tattoo of "SS" or "55" on his right forearm.
His van has Colorado license plate number 697WJA or Louisiana license plate number STV813.
Luckett Thompson is known as a wanderer who frequents rural areas.
A reward of up to $12,000 is being offered for providing information leading to the arrest and conviction of Thompson. Tips can be called in to the Denver Police Department at 720-913-2000 or call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP (7867).
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