AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Police in Aurora would like the public’s help locating a suspect in an attempted kidnapping of a teenage girl.

According to police, a 13-year-old girl reported that while she walking home from school Wednesday afternoon she noticed a suspicious car near East 13th Avenue and Moline Street.

“The female saw the car drive past her several more times as she continued to walk home but eventually lost sight of the car,” Frank Fania with Aurora police said in a statement.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

Fania said the girl told them she saw the car parked along East 16th Avenue as she walked near Oswego Street.

“Once she walked past the car the driver got out and grabbed her arm. The victim was able to pull away and run as the car fled in an unknown direction,” Fania said.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his late 30s to early 40s, 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-8 with a medium build. He was wearing a blue baseball hat with “New York” in white lettering, a light grey zippered hoodie and khaki pants.

The girl described the car he was driving as a newer model Chevy Cruze (or similar style) four-door. It was light-colored grey or brown with tinted windows and a temporary license plate displayed in the rear window.

Additional Resources

The Aurora Police Department released the following information about the case:

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed this incident or has any information on this case to please call Detective Sergeant Marc Paolino at (303) 739-6120. You can also provide information on this case and remain anonymous by calling CRIME STOPPERS at 720-913-STOP (7867). You may be eligible to earn a reward of up to two thousand dollars ($2,000).


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