DPD searching for attempted child abduction suspect

DENVER — Denver Police issued a crime alert, saying officers were looking for a man involved in an attempted child abduction.

According to a tweet sent by the Denver Police Department, a man tried to kidnap a child in the 1500 block of Cleveland Place around 4 p.m. Saturday.

Officers said the suspect was described as a light-skinned male, 5-foot-9, 180 pounds, black straight, unkempt hair and unshaven. The suspect was last seen wearing a black shirt and grey sweat pants.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.