A 22-year-old Thornton man accused of raping two girls at gunpoint in 2022 might have further victims within the Denver metro space, Aurora and Adams County regulation enforcement mentioned Friday.
Jerricho Joseph Esquivel is suspected of sexually assaulting two girls at gunpoint, one on Nov. 21, 2022, within the 15400 block of East thirteenth Avenue in Aurora and one on Oct. 22, 2022, close to Acoma Avenue and Acoma Means simply exterior of Thornton, in keeping with the Aurora Police Department and Adams County Sheriff’s Office.
He’s charged with sexual assault, kidnapping, illegal sexual contact and assault within the Aurora case. Expenses are pending within the Adams County case.
Esquival used a black gun to carry the ladies at gunpoint throughout the assaults and neither lady knew him or had ever met him, police mentioned Friday.
“Given (the) similarities of the 2 circumstances, investigators are involved there could possibly be extra victims who both by no means reported they have been assaulted or have been attacked in one other metro Denver metropolis and reported the crime to their native police division,” the agencies said in a news release.
Esquivel is described as white; 5 toes, 3 inches tall; 145 kilos; with brief brown hair and hazel eyes.
He was 21 years previous and clean-shaven on the time of the assaults in Aurora and Adams County, in keeping with the businesses.
Anybody with details about related crimes alongside the Entrance Vary can contact Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 and reference Aurora Police Division case AP-22-321480 or Adams County Sheriff’s Workplace case quantity 22-17108.
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