Police: Man tried to lure girl into van in Kenwood

Police: Man tried to lure girl into van in Kenwood

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

Police are looking for a man who tried to lure a girl into a van in the Kenwood neighborhood Tuesday night on the South Side.

A man in a van began yelling for a 13-year-old girl walking south in the 5000 block of South Dorchester Avenue to get into his vehicle about 7 p.m. Tuesday night, according to a community alert from Area Central detectives.

The girl ran away and got home safely, police said.

The man is described as a bald black man in his late-30s or early-40s with a dark complexion, heavy build and glasses, police said. He was driving a faded gray mini van.

Anyone with information about the man should call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.

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