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Man wanted for possible child luring near Schaumburg

A man drove up to to a child on their way to school and repeatedly offered them a ride, police said.

A Schaumburg Police vehicle
The man was driving a silver-colored vehicle, police said.
Sun-Times file photo

Police are looking for the man who tried to lure a child near Lincoln Prairie Elementary School Thursday in northwest suburban Hoffman Estates.

A composite sketch of a man suspected of child luring
A composite image of the man suspected of child luring
Schaumburg Police Department

About 8:55 a.m., a child was walking to school west on Hillcrest Boulevard from Roselle Road, Schaumburg police said. A man drove up to the child in a silver-colored vehicle and repeatedly offered them a ride. The child refused and ran away.

The driver is described as 20 to 40 years old with dreadlocks, police said.

Anyone with information should call Schaumburg police at 847-882-3534.