A man who killed a teen babysitter after she thwarted his attempt to steal a truck has been arrested

Trevor George was taken into custody on Friday morning by the Weld County Sheriff's office. Weld County Sheriff's Office/Facebook

Colorado police have arrested a man in connection with the strangulation and shooting of a teen babysitter, the Weld Country Sheriff's Office announced in a Friday release.

The babysitter, who was reportedly trying to prevent the man from stealing a truck, was discovered dead by the mother of the child she was caring for on early Friday morning.

Trevor George, 32, was taken into custody on Friday morning in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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Trevor George was taken into custody on Friday morning by the Weld County Sheriff's office in Colorado. The 32-year-old man is the main suspect in the strangulation and shooting of a teenage babysitter in Windsor, which police responded to early Friday morning. 

The victim, who has not yet been identified, was reportedly babysitting a young girl in a house in Windsor when she attempted to stop the suspect from stealing the family's truck. The child's mother reportedly discovered the babysitter dead in the family's driveway and allegedly found the suspect attacking her daughter in the house.

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According to local news, the child and her mother hid in the house's crawl space before Weld County Sheriff's deputies and Windsor police responded to the scene. Later Friday morning, police located George traveling south on Interstate 25 in a stolen Dodge Challenger Hellcat after a BOLO (be on the look out) alert was issued for that vehicle. 

According to

from the Weld County Sheriff's office posted on Twitter, George will soon be booked into the Weld County Jail on suspicion of one count each of first-degree murder, first-degree murder after deliberation, attempted first-degree murder, possession of a weapon by a previous offender and first-degree assault, among other counts.

"No other suspects are being sought and there is no ongoing threat to public safety," the Weld County Sheriff's office said in a release.

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