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Man Tries To Lure Girl Into His Van In South Chicago: Police

June 25, 2019 - 7:27 am

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A man tried to abduct a child near a park in the South Chicago neighborhood.

The incident happened about 3:30 p.m. May 21 in the 8900 block of South Muskegon Avenue, Chicago police said. Bessemer Park is in the same block.

A man in his 50s or 60s approached a young girl and tried to lure her inside of his van, police said. He was driving a white van with “Chevy” written across the front window.

Anyone with tips is asked to call Area South detectives at 312-747-8271.

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