Lafayette police seek man who sexually assaulted child on walking trail

Posted at 9:55 PM, Apr 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-10 23:54:58-04

LAFAYETTE, Colo. — Police in Lafayette are looking for a man they say sexually assaulted a child on the Coal Creek trail.

According to a statement from the Lafayette Police Department, the alleged assault occurred on March 30 between the hours of 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. on the trail underneath the US. Hwy 287 overpass. 

Police released a composite sketch Tuesday of the man accused in the trail attack. 

He is described as a white male in his 20s with a “beer belly.” He is about 6-feet tall and has red or dirty blond hair with a scruffy, short beard growing on both his face and neck. 

The suspect was last seen wearing a blue long sleeve shirt, black “shiny” tennis shoes with a zigzag pattern on the sole.  

The suspect was also described as having bad breath, body odor, and dirty untrimmed fingernails.

If you have information on this case, contact the Lafayette Police Department at 303-661-1402.