AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Police in Aurora are hoping the release of a composite sketch of a suspect in an attempted kidnapping case leads to an arrest.
Mayra Katzenmeier, the victim in the case, told CBS4 she can’t get the man’s face out of her head.
The incident happened early Sunday morning while Katzenmeier was sitting on her front stoop, looking at her smartphone and smoking a cigarette. She lives on the 3600 block of South Zeno Way near Hampden and Tower.
Katzenmeier said the man walked passed her, but ignored her at first. She said he thinks he then hid between parked cars, waited a few minutes and then grabbed her from behind.
Police say he then grabbed her and dragged her down the street.
“He covered my mouth hard. I was trying and struggle and look up,” she said. “I was trying to take his hand off of my mouth and scream for help.”
Katzenmeier dug her heels in the rocks as he tried to drag her away.
Her attacker eventually dropped her on the cement.
Her fiance then came out and started to run after the suspect, but she told him to stop, fearing the attacker might have a weapon.
The suspect was wearing a white tank top with blue stripes and was described as being 5-foot-7.
Anyone with information about the attack is asked to contact Aurora police.
“This guy’s out there and he could do it to somebody else and it could be worse,” Katzenmeier said.