The Fountain Police Department is warning the public about a suspect that has already approached several children in the area, exposing himself and/or trying to force the children into his vehicle.
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Fountain, Colorado — The Fountain Police Department wants to inform the public of an individual that has been reported to expose himself to children or has attempted to lure children in to his vehicle.
These incidents occurred in the City of Fountain with the first reported incident in November of 2011. The incidents are actively being investigated by the Fountain Police Departments Investigations Division and we are asking for the public’s help in identifying this individual.
The suspect is generally described as a white male, between twenty and thirty years of age and who has been seen driving a red or maroon in color sports utility vehicle.
The suspect has typically approached the children during the afternoon and early evening hours.
The Fountain Police Department would like to remind parents to discuss with their children what to do if their children are approached by a stranger and to have a safety plan.
The Fountain Police Department would like anyone with information to call Sergeant Gilbertsen at 719-382-6936, or Crime Stoppers at 634-STOP (7867) and as always, you can remain anonymous.