Boulder police searching for man who attempted to lure child into vehicle

Boulder police are searching for a man who reportedly tried to lure a 10-year-old boy into his vehicle on Wednesday.

According to a release, the boy was walking home from school near the intersection of 15th Street and Orchard Avenue at 3 p.m. Wednesday when a man came up to him and asked if the boy wanted a ride home.

The boy told police the man asked him to get in his vehicle, but the boy ran away and told a parent about the incident.

The suspect is described as a middle-aged white man with scruffy facial hair. He was wearing a green hat and was driving an older model red van that was dirty and in poor condition.

Police have increased patrols in the area.

Anyone with information is asked to call Boulder police Detective Jeremy Frenzen at. Those who wish to remain anonymous may the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or

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