EVANS, Colo. (CBS4) – Police in the Evans are warning about an apparent police impersonator.
The victim says a man posing as a police officer pulled him over, took his wallet and then sped off.
The incident happened at 11th Avenue and Pleasant Acres Drive on Sunday.
The victim says the man was in a dark-colored SUV with emergency lights in the dash or grill. The vehicle also had a spotlight.
“Because of the spotlight used, the victim was unable to get any type of description of the suspect other than a male voice,” police said in a statement. “It is unknown at this time if there was more than one occupant in the vehicle or if there were weapons involved in this incident.”
Additional Information From The Evans Police Department
The Evans Police Department is seeking anyone who may have additional information concerning this incident. If you have information please contact Sgt. Ranous at 970-475-1144.
If you are unsure about a traffic stop, make sure to drive to a well-lit area where you are able to see and identify the police car and its occupants. Be sure to drive responsibly, use your emergency flashers if you are able and call 911 immediately to check on the legitimacy of the stop.