Man tried to lure girl, 13, into car in Roseland: Alert - KMSP-TV

Man tried to lure girl, 13, into car in Roseland: Alert

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

Police are searching for a man who tried to get a 13-year-old girl to get into his vehicle Wednesday morning on the Far South Side.

The girl was walking to school in the 11200 block of South State Street in the Roseland neighborhood about 7:50 a.m. when a man pulled up and tried to lure her into his vehicle, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

The girl was able to run away and alert police.

The driver is described as a 60-70 year old black man with a medium complexion. The vehicle is described as a white mid-sized car, possibly a late 1990s or early 2000s model with tinted windows.

Police advise residents to walk in groups, stay in well-lit areas and not use alleys or gangways as shortcuts.

Anyone with information should contact Area South detectives at (312) 747-8272 or

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