DENVER (CBS4) – Police have arrested a 72-year-old woman they say assisted a man in the kidnapping and sexual assault of an 8-year-old girl.

Police say Sylvia Luckett interfered with police when they were searching for Bret Lee Thompson.

Thompson was arrested in June for kidnapping a girl from a Denver alley. He’s accused of assaulting the girl then dropping her off at a gas station. He was arrested in New Jersey after an 11-day man hunt.

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Bret Lee Thompson (credit: Denver Police Dept.)

Luckett was Thompson’s foster mother. She will appear in court Monday.


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