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Police look for man who approached middle school student walking home in Westminster

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Posted at 9:26 PM, Feb 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-19 23:26:30-05

WESTMINSTER, Colo. — Police in Westminster released a bulletin Tuesday, warning parents to be cautious after a suspicious incident last Thursday.

A female Wayne Carle Middle School student walking home from the bus stop in the area of West 90th Avenue and Cody Circle was approached by a man who attempted to grab her, according to the release. The girl was able to safely get away.

School staff notified a school resource officer about the incident that occurred off-campus the evening of Feb. 14, the release read. The district sent a letter about the incident to parents.

The man was described as being 6-feet tall with a “scrawny” build. He was wearing a black Oakland Raiders hoodie, khaki pants and black and grey high top athletic shoes. The lower portion of his face was also covered.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Westminster Police Department at 303-658-4360.