Police are searching for a man who tried to lure a girl into a vehicle Tuesday morning on the Near North Side.
About 8:25 a.m., the 12-year-old was walking in the 500 block of West Elm when a man in a small, white, four-door vehicle pulled up and tried to lure her inside, according to an alert from police.
The girl ran to safety and alerted her school’s security, police said.
The man was described as black, between 30 and 35 years old, with short black hair. He has a dark complexion and was cleanly shaven. He also was wearing a dark hooded sweat shirt.
Anyone with information on the man is asked to call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.