Masked suspect tried to grab teen’s hand, lure him into vehicle in Lawndale: police
The 15-year-old boy managed to escape unharmed and run away, police said.
Police are searching for a masked suspect who attempted to lure a 15-year-old boy into a vehicle Thursday on the West Side.
A male got out of his vehicle about 7:35 a.m. in the 1500 block of South Karlov Avenue and tried to grab the teen by the hand, Chicago police said.
The teen was able to escape unharmed, and the male fled in an unknown direction, police said.
The suspect was described as 6-foot-3 and weighing 300 pounds, police said. He was wearing a black ski mask, black coat, black pants and black boots.
He was driving a newer model Ford conversion van with dark tinted windows, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call Area Central detectives at 312-747-8380.