Police: Man tried to lure teenage girl into vehicle in Woodlawn

SHARE Police: Man tried to lure teenage girl into vehicle in Woodlawn
cpd2.jpg

Sun-Times file photo

Police are searching for a man who tried to lure a teenage girl into his car Monday morning in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood.

About 9:20 a.m., the man was standing on the sidewalk next to a parked car in the 6300 block of South University Avenue, according to an alert from Chicago Police. He asked a 14-year-old girl as she walked past, “Do you want to make some money?”

The girl ignored the man and ran away, and the suspect drove off, police said.

The suspect was described as a man between 23 and 25, 6-foot-1 to 6-foot-3 with sandy brown hair parted down the middle with two ponytails, brown eyes, light complexion and thin build.

The car was described as a newer-model black four-door sedan with an Illinois license plate.

Anyone with information should call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.

The Latest
Responding officers found the boy with a gunshot wound behind a building in the 15500 block of South Cicero Avenue.
Philp, a 27-year-old journeyman forward, earned his first NHL point Thursday in Calgary — with his family in attendance — but was scratched Saturday in Edmonton.
The two-time WNBA champion took meetings with the Sparks, Sky and the Aces before making her decision.
Some fed-up consumers are posting rants on social media complaining about tip requests at drive-thrus, while others say they’re tired of being asked to leave a gratuity for a muffin or a simple cup of coffee at their neighborhood bakery.
Senior Maxwell Haack drained the first three-pointer for Downers Grove North. It was the second basket of the game and it set off an avalanche.