ARVADA, Colo. (KMGH) - As police in suburban Denver continue to search Austin Sigg's Westminster, Colo., home for evidence in the abduction and murder of 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway, police in nearby Arvada want to talk with him about two attempted abductions in September.
Arvada Police say in both cases, the children, one 8 and one 9, were offered candy to get into a car. Both ran away. Now the Arvada detective working the case wants to interview Sigg.
"He wants the opportunity to try to connect these or rule him out," said Arvada Police Sgt. Mark Nazaryk.
One of the children provided a description that led to a sketch. The sketch is similar to the mug shot of Sigg, said investigators.
"I'm sure that our detective at this point has probably put those side-by-side of equal scale," Sgt. Mark Nazaryk said.
While there may be similarities between the sketch and Sigg's photo, the vehicle used in the near abductions does not match.
"The vehicle from both of our cases in September was kind of a royal blue sedan and Sigg's car isn't even close to that," said Sgt. Mark Nazaryk.
Whether Arvada Police will be able to talk to the 17-year-old is entirely up to Sigg and his parents.
There was no physical contact in the attempted abductions, so the DNA sample Sigg gave police will not help solve the cases.