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Surveillance photo of the white car driven by a man who tried to lure a girl while she was waiting for the school bus Friday morning in Niles. | Niles police

Police: Man tried to lure girl waiting for school bus in Niles

SHARE Police: Man tried to lure girl waiting for school bus in Niles
SHARE Police: Man tried to lure girl waiting for school bus in Niles

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who approached a girl while she was waiting for the school bus Friday morning in north suburban Niles.

About 7:10 a.m., the man approached the girl while she was waiting in the 7200 block of West Conrad Avenue, according to Niles police. He asked her for directions to a restaurant, then asked if she wanted to hang out with him and skip school.

The bus arrived and a parent saw the interaction and told the girl to get on the bus, police said. The man then walked away and got into a white vehicle, thought to be a 2000’s Toyota Highlander, which was parked near the bus stop.

The suspect was described as a 250-pound, 6-foot white man, about 40 years old, with brown hair and eyeglasses, police said.

Anyone who spots the man around school bus stops or parks is asked to call police.

Surveillance photo of the white car driven by a man who tried to lure a girl while she was waiting for the school bus Friday morning in Niles. | Niles police

Surveillance photo of the white car driven by a man who tried to lure a girl while she was waiting for the school bus Friday morning in Niles. | Niles police

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