Arvada Police are investigating two reports of child enticement where a child was approached by a stranger offering candy and asking them to get into the stranger’s car . These incidents took place on Sunday, September 9 and Wednesday, September 12.
The suspect is described as a white male, 20 - 40 years of age, brown hair with no facial hair or glasses. The vehicle used in these incidents is a royal blue 4-door sedan.
The Police Department asks parents to remind their child to yell, shout, run and immediately tell an adult if he/she is approached, whether it is at school or outside of school. They should also notify the police and school if he/she sees anything suspicious around the school or neighborhood.
Parents should stress to their child the importance of going straight to school in the morning and directly home immediately after dismissal or leaving the bus stop.
Jefferson County Public Schools sent a letter home with all Arvada students on Thursday, September 13, to notify parents of these incidents and to remind them of the importance of talking with their child about stranger danger and being aware of their surroundings.