2 Men, 1 Wearing Mask From 'The Purge,' Tried to Lure Girl Into Van As She Walked Home From School: Police | NBC Chicago
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2 Men, 1 Wearing Mask From 'The Purge,' Tried to Lure Girl Into Van As She Walked Home From School: Police

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    Chicago Police
    Police said in a community alert that an adolescent girl was walking home from school when a light blue Dodge minivan drove alongside her and stopped.

    Two men, one of whom was wearing a mask from the horror movie “The Purge,” tried to lure a young girl into their car as she walked home from school in Chicago this week, police said.

    The incident happened just before 3 p.m. Tuesday in the 6400 block of West 62nd Street in the city’s Clearing neighborhood.

    Police said in a community alert that an adolescent girl was walking home from school when a light blue Dodge minivan drove alongside her and stopped.

    A passenger in the vehicle told the girl to “Come here” but the girl ran home as the vehicle continued to follow her.

    One man, the driver, was described as being between 35 and 45 years old and was wearing a black bandana over his face. The second man, also believed to be between 35 and 45 years old, was wearing dark clothing and a tan Halloween mask from the movie "The Purge," the alert said. 

    Police are asking anyone with information to call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.

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