Eagle police seek suspicious man in van | VailDaily.com

Eagle police seek suspicious man in van

Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado

EAGLE, Colorado – Eagle police are looking for a suspicious man who they say approached a small child and asked him to get inside a van.

The incident occurred at around 5 p.m. Friday on Castle Drive in Eagle.

The suspect, described as a white male between 55 and 60 years old with brown hair and a thin beard, was driving an older-model van with several dogs inside. He approached the child and started a conversation, asking if the child if he wanted to step inside the van to see the dogs, police said.

The child’s mother intervened and the suspect drove off, police said.

The man was wearing a brown jacket, brown boots and was described as having strong body odor.

The van was white and tan with a thin blue stripe down the side. The van was pulling a small trailer with several deflated rafts stored inside.

Police searched the area but were unable to find the suspect or the van.

Anyone having information leading to the location of this vehicle or person should contact the Eagle Police Department immediately. Call the Eagle police at 970-479-2200 or 970-328-6351.

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