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2 try to kidnap girl walking with mother in Gresham, police say

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Police are looking for two people who attempted kidnap a child that was walking with her mother Tuesday morning in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side.

The woman was walking with her daughter when a white GMC van pulled up and two males inside tried to grab the girl near 79th and Morgan streets, according to Chicago Police.

Shortly after, two males in a white GMC van were seen trying to lure children into their van near Gresham Elementary School at 8524 S. Green St., police said.

A detailed description of the suspects was not provided by police.

Anyone with information was asked to contact Area South detectives (312) 747-8271.