AURORA, Colorado (KKTV) – Colorado police are investigating two cases of attempted child abduction.
Aurora Police Department shared some details about the reported incidents on Wednesday afternoon. According to police, the first attempted child abduction occurred on January 5 at around 1:30 pm near the Mission Viejo neighborhoods. In the first case, a white man wearing a black ski mask, red and black flannel shirt, and jeans tried to snatch a 10-year-old girl while she was playing outside.
The second case was reported at Mission Viejo Park on Monday. Around 6 p.m. that night, police said a bald man with a dark beard who may have had tattoos on his arms tried to catch a 12-year-old boy.
Both incidents occurred in the southeast of the city, east of Cherry Creek State Park.
Anyone who witnessed either incident is asked to call 720-913-STOP.
Police also shared the Kid Smartz resource for parents. Click here for more information on how to talk to your children about “foreign dangers”.
#APDAlert We invest. 2 cases of Att. Child abductions in / near the Mission Viejo neighborhoods (see map). On 1/5 at 1:30 p, a white man in a black ski mask, red / black flannel shirt and jeans tried to catch a 10 year old girl who was playing outside (continued). pic.twitter.com/bBaT7d3DPk
– Aurora Police Dept (@AuroraPD) January 13, 2021
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