Chicago Police

Man Tried to Lure Girl, 11, Into Van at Bus Stop on Chicago's North Side: Police

Chicago police are looking for a man who tried to lure an 11-year-old girl into a van on Thursday morning at a bus stop on the city's North Side.

The girl was walking to the stop in the Rogers Park neighborhood at around 7:50 a.m. when the man, thought to be in his 30s, pulled up in a dark-colored van near the viaduct at Ashland and Rogers Avenues and told her to come over by him, according to a community alert from 24th District police.

She ran home to her mother, unharmed, authorities said. The man drove away, according to police, who continue to investigate the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area North detectives at (312) 744-8200. Anonymous tips can be submitted at

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