There was a child-luring attempt involving a 12-year-old girl made on August 23 in Chicago’s South Loop.
An excerpt from the August 29 Chicago Tribune article titled “Cops release sketch of man who approached girl going to school” :
The man approached the girl as she walked to school in the 2600 block of South Indiana Avenue at about 7:15 a.m. on Aug. 23, repeatedly blocking her path as she tried to walk around him, police said in a community alert.
The girl was able to escape without injury.
Police provided a description of the man, with the following characteristics:
A white male, approximately 54 years old, 5’8″ tall, with weight of approximately 150 lbs. He has short hair and brown eyes, with a gray beard. The man was wearing a blue Cubs hat and a dark blue t-shirt with blue jeans.
Those with information about the man or the incident are asked to call Chicago Police Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.