Denver police warn about two suspects on loose who tried to kidnap teen

DENVER — Police warn everyone to be on alert for two suspects who tried to kidnap a 14-year-old boy near Humboldt Street and E. 26th Avenue.

It happened Thursday at about 4:45 p.m. when the boy was walking along and the two suspects approached him in a white van. They told him to get in and he refused.

Police say one of the suspects got out of the vehicle and grabbed the victim by his shirt and tried to pull him toward the van.

The teen was able to escape unharmed.

From a Denver Police crime alert:

Suspect #1 was described as a white male approximately 30 years old, 5’10” tall, medium build with dark blonde or brown hair. He was wearing a blue shirt with noticeably worn blue jeans and work style boots.

Suspect #2 was described as a white male approximately 30 years old, medium build, dark brown hair. Unknown clothing description.

The white van had no side windows and tinted rear windows.

Information leading to arrests in this case could be worth up to $2,000 from Crime Stoppers (720) 930-STOP (7867)