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Man Pretends To Be Firefighter Before Attacking Woman

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(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

DENVER (CBS4) – Police are trying to track down a man they say pretended to be a firefighter so he could get into a woman’s home and attack her.

It happened on Friday at an apartment near Alameda Avenue and Fairmount Drive.

The man allegedly knocked on the front door and said he was investigating a gas leak. He then forced his way in and attacked the woman, possibly with a box cutter, before she fought him off.

The suspect is described as a black male in his 30s with corn rows, a short goatee and wearing a black jacket and black jeans.

Additional Resources

Police are asking anyone with information about the case to contact them in the following way:

CALL METRO DENVER CRIME STOPPERS 720-913-STOP (7867)
Text to: 274637 (CRIMES) then title DMCS & enter your message.
Crime Stoppers collects information on unsolved crimes or individuals wanted by the police.
Callers can remain anonymous. The tip line is answered 24 hours a day – 7 days a week

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