Police release sketch of suspect in Aurora attempted teen kidnapping

Police look for witnesses to Wednesday crime

AURORA, Colo. - Aurora police have released a composite sketch of a man suspected of attempting to abduct a 13-year-old girl on Wednesday.

The girl told police that she was walking home from school about 3:20 p.m. when she saw a car drive past her several times. The teen told police she spotted the car a few minutes later, parked on East 16th Avenue near Oswego Street.

When the girl walked by the car, she said the driver got out and grabbed her arm, but she was able to pull away and run.

The man is described as a Hispanic male in his early- to mid-30s  5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall with a medium build.  The victim described his face as "chubby."

At the time of the incident, the man was wearing a blue (possibly baby blue) baseball cap with "New York" in cursive lettering on the front, a grey zip-up sweater and khaki pants.

Police are trying to locate possible witnesses to the incident.  Anyone who may have information about the man or the incident should contact Detective Sgt. Marc Paolino at mpaulino@auroragov.org or call 303-739-6120.

Tipsters can also call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867. You may text your tip to 274637 (CRIMES) then use the title DMCS and then enter your text message. You may remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.

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