Deputies, school officials increase patrols after Highlands Ranch attempted kidnapping
Last Updated: 71 days ago
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. - Deputies say a man in a black car tried to a lure a child into the vehicle Monday night, then threatened the child.
Fortunately, the child got away safely.
The child was on a scooter in Highlands Ranch by Poston Parkway and Griggs around 6 p.m. when a man in a black sedan drove up, deputies said. (Note Google maps lists the road as Grig's Road and Grigs Road.)
The man was described as white and younger with an athletic build and short brown hair.
The child did not get a license plate, but said the black sedan had a large scratch on the driver’s side hood, tinted windows with a "black antenna ball."
Deputies are reminding parents to be alert and report any suspicious activity. Deputies said they are working with Douglas County School District to increase patrols in the area.
If you know anything about this incident, or witnessed this incident, call DCSO’s Major Case Tip Line at 303-660-7579. If you see suspicious activity occurring, call 9-1-1 or DCSO dispatch at 303-660-7500.
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