Police: Attempted child abduction in Parker a ‘misunderstanding’
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.