Police: Attempted child abduction in Parker a ‘misunderstanding’

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Police have called off the search for this black sedan after they say there was a misunderstanding about why the driver approached an 8-year-old boy in a Parker neighborhood on Oct. 28, 2012. (Photo: Parker Police Department)

Police have called off the search for this black sedan after they say there was a misunderstanding about why the driver approached an 8-year-old boy in a Parker neighborhood on Oct. 28, 2012. (Photo: Parker Police Department)

Police have called off the search for this black sedan after they say there was a misunderstanding about why the driver approached an 8-year-old boy in a Parker neighborhood on Oct. 28, 2012. (Photo: Parker Police Department)

Police have called off the search for this black sedan after they say there was a misunderstanding about why the driver approached an 8-year-old boy in a Parker neighborhood on Oct. 28, 2012. (Photo: Parker Police Department)

PARKER, Colo. – Police have called off their search for a suspect involved it what was originally believed to be an attempted abduction in Parker Sunday. They’re now saying the whole incident was a misunderstanding, after that suspect turned himself in.

According to a spokesperson, the man was just trying to deliver something and was stopping to ask passersby for directions. It just so happened that one of those passersby happened to be an 8-year-old boy.

On Sunday night, officers reported that the man appeared to be trying to lure a child into his car in the Canterberry subdivision near the 2300 block of Broadmoor Drive at 2:34 p.m. 

The boy told his parents about the incident, who then called police. A neighbor’s outdoor surveillance camera captured a photo of the car.