Man Tried Luring Girl With Promise to Pay Cell Bill

The girl ran to a nearby school for safety

By Jennifer Schwarz
|  Wednesday, Jul 13, 2011  |  Updated 7:57 AM CDT
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Chicago police are looking for a man they say tried luring a young girl into his van by telling her he’d pay her cell phone bill.  

They say the man then followed her into a school parking lot as she ran toward the school, according to the Chicago Tribune

The incident happened around 8:15 a.m. Tuesday on the 6200 block of South Racine Avenue in the city’s Englewood neighborhood.
 
The man is described as black with a light complexion, between 40 and 50 years old. He was last seen wearing a red baseball hat and a white T-shirt, driving a medium blue passenger van.
 
Police ask anyone with information about this incident or the suspect to call them at 312-747-8380.

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