ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) has asked members of the public for their help in locating a dark-colored 2019 Kia Optima that witnesses say drove at a man who was running from a gas station and struck him.
Those witnesses also reported that the occupants of the car then put the man in the car and drove away.READ MORE: Colorado Weather: Mountain Snow And Wind Expected Saturday Night Into Early Sunday
It is being investigated as a possible kidnapping, per ACSO spokesperson Ginger Delgado.
The car was reported stolen out of Denver, Delgado said, and bears Colorado license plate UOU380.READ MORE: Owner Confirms Ice Castles Won't Be In Colorado's High Country This Winter
Four people – two men and two women – were seen inside the car before the incident.
The was last seen in the 7500 block of South University Boulevard around 5:30 p.m. Saturday.MORE NEWS: 'This Is A Wakeup Call': Colorado Governor Says State Is Running Low On ICU Beds Due To COVID Cases
Law enforcement agencies and medical facilities throughout the metro area have been alerted to the incident, Delgado added.