Fort Collins Police Services
Fort Collins Police Services

Police In Fort Collins are looking for a man who tried to abduct a young woman from a city street a couple of days ago.

They are also looking for two young men who intervened to help the woman escape.

A release on the Fort Collins Police Services Facebook page describes the incident this way:

''On September 3, 2019 around 3:40 p.m., a teenage female was riding her skateboard on Deerfield Drive and fell. A vehicle described as an older, tan, four-door sedan with bubbled window tint stopped, and the adult male suspect got out. He approached the young woman, grabbed her arm, and pushed her into his vehicle. Two men were walking nearby and approached the vehicle to intervene. The suspect reportedly told the witnesses that he knew the victim. The victim told them she did not know the suspect. She fled the area on foot and called police a short time later."

Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the would-be kidnapper. He is described as a Hispanic male in his early 20s, about 5'10 tall with short hair, a thin mustache, bushy eyebrows, a deep voice, and a Spanish accent.

He was wearing a white tank top and had tattoos on both arms. Investigators also are looking for the two men who intervened as witnesses in the case. the victim described both men as white males in their 20s or 30s.

One of the men was wearing a t-shirt and the second man was wearing a flannel shirt and had a goatee and side-swept hair.

Anyone who knows anything about this incident is being asked to contact Corporal Tess Jakobson at 970-416-2825 or People wanting to remain anonymous may contact Crimestoppers of Larimer County.

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