Suspect made inappropriate remarks to young girls, threatened parent with violence when confronted

Posted at 6:16 AM, Sep 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-06 08:17:47-04

BOULDER, Colo. — Police are asking for the public's help identifying a man who made inappropriate remarks to three young girls and when approached by a concerned parent, threatened sexual violence and to burn down the neighborhood. 

Boulder police said the three girls, ages 9, 10 and 12, were playing at Park East Park, located at 811 Mohawk Drive on Sunday afternoon. Just before 3 p.m., a man approached the girls and said inappropriate comments about their bodies, police said. The girls biked away and told a parent, who approached the man to confront him. 

The man then became aggressive and threatened sexual violence. He said he would burn down the neighborhood, police said. 

The police department has increased patrols in the area and are searching for the man. 

Anyone who may have additional information on this incident should call the Det. Kara Wills at 303-441-3482. Those who have information but wish to remain anonymous can contact the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Tips may also be submitted through the Crime Stoppers website at Those submitting tips through Crime Stoppers that lead to the arrest and filing of charges on a suspect may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 from Crime Stoppers.