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Man accused of pointing gun at 14-year-old wanted in Jefferson County

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — A man accused of pointing a gun at a 14-year-old boy is wanted for menacing by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

It happened about 4 p.m. on  Oct. 27 on a bike path near the Wadsworth tunnel in Woodmar Park, located at 7600 W Peakview Ave.

The boy was riding his bike when he stopped to look at something on the ground next to a bush. While he was looking at the item, the man jumped out of the bush, pointed a gun at the boy and threatened him if he didn’t leave the area immediately, according to the Sheriff’s office.

The suspect is described as a white man, 50 to 60-years-old with a white beard and hair that was slicked back. He was wearing a torn and dirty white T-shirt and jeans. He spoke with a stutter and was carrying a small backpack with lace or string straps.

Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s office at at 303-271-5612 or Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.

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