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Denver Police investigating possible abduction of woman

The woman was seen screaming for help while she got into a white minivan on Sunday morning at West 9th Avenue and Yates Street, police said.

DENVER — The Denver Police Department (DPD) said it was investigating a possible abduction of a woman on Sunday morning in the area of West 9th Avenue and Yates Street.

About 10 a.m., a woman was seen getting into a white minivan while screaming for help in the 5000 block of West 9th Avenue, DPD said. The minivan was last seen at West 10th Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard, according to police.

The minivan might have California license plates, DPD said. This photo is from a traffic camera that shows the minivan:

Credit: Denver Police Department
Denver Police are investigating a possible abduction in the 5000 block of West 9th Avenue on Sunday morning.

Anyone who knows the woman or has information regarding the incident was asked to contact DPD by calling 911 or calling 720-913-2000.

Metro Denver Crime Stoppers  

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 or by visiting metrodenvercrimestoppers.com. Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000. 

Metro Denver Crime Stoppers works by assigning a code to people who anonymously submit a tip. Information is shared with law enforcement, and Crime Stoppers are notified at the conclusion of the investigation. 

From there, an awards committee reviews the information provided and, if the information leads to an arrest, the tipster will be notified. Rewards can be collected using the code numbers received when the tip was originally submitted. 

More information about Metro Denver Crime Stoppers can be found here. 

> Additional Crime Stoppers bulletins can be found here. 


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