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CSPD community alert: Stranger danger, man offers child to ‘stay warm’ in vehicle

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Colorado Springs police is warning the community of an incident that occurred late Tuesday night when an unidentified male approached a child and suggested she get inside of his vehicle.

The child was playing in the snow in the 8300 block of Winding Passage Drive when the man approached her in a maroon truck.

According to police, the male made a comment about how cold it was and offered her to “stay warm” inside of his vehicle. 

The child yelled, "no", and immediately went back inside the safety of her house.

CSPD says this serves as a good reminder for parents to talk with their children and educate them about "Stranger Danger"

CSPD is actively looking into Tuesday night’s case. If you recognize the vehicle or have any additional information, please call CSPD at (719) 444-7000.

Colorado Springs / Local News

Suzie Ziegler

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