El Paso County Sheriff’s Office searching for armed suspect


By Nia Bender

CALHAN – Have you seen this man? The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office needs your help finding a suspect wanted for attempted sexual assault and kidnapping at 3:45 a.m. Monday morning in Calhan.

The sheriff’s office says the Calhan Police Department responded to a gas station located in the 1000 block of 5th Street where a white man approached a victim and demanded a ride at gunpoint. The victim didn’t have keys to a vehicle and the suspect escorted the victim into the store at gunpoint.

The suspect is described as white, approximately 5’6″ tall with thick brown hair, and a full beard. He is wearing a dark-colored work style jacket with a lighter jacket with a distinct black and white pattern. He was wearing work boots, dark-colored Dickie style or Carhart style work pants, and a work shirt. He was wearing a brown hat with several stains on it.

If you have any information on the suspect or any information related to this incident, you are asked to please contact the Investigations Tip Line at 719-520-6666, or email Detective Brad Whitehead at bradwhitehead@elpasoco.com.

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