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Denver Police Arrest Attempted Kidnapping Suspect

DENVER (CBS4) – Police in Denver have arrested a man suspected in an attempted kidnapping.

The incident occurred in the 3300 block of North York Street on Tuesday.

“An unknown suspect attempted to kidnap a 13-year-old victim while she was walking home from school,” Detective John White said in a statement.

Police released a photograph of a white van that was connected to the crime. Officers found a vehicle matching the description at Bruce Randolph Avenue and Steele Street.

“Further investigation led to the arrest of Oscar Escobedo-Vasquez,” White said.

Escobedo-Vasquez, 37, was arrested for one count of investigation of criminal attempt kidnapping.

Police haven’t released Escobedo-Vasquez’s photo because additional witnesses are being contacted.


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