THORNTON, Colo. (CBS4) – Thornton police have released surveillance pictures of a man suspected of trying to kidnap a woman at a Walmart.

The attempted abduction happened Tuesday, Jan. 3 at the store near 99th and Grant around 9:30 p.m.

Investigators released the surveillance photos Wednesday afternoon.

A woman said she noticed the man following her in the store and then he followed her to her car. He then tried to force his way into the car by showing her a gun. She screamed for help and he walked away.

An image of the suspect (credit: Thornton Police Department)

An image of the suspect (credit: Thornton Police Department)

An image of the suspect (credit: Thornton Police Department)