Man wanted for trying to lure 11-year-old girl in Hermosa

Police described the suspect as a man in his early 40s with short, dark hair wearing baggy jeans and a dark shirt.

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A man tried to lure an 11-year-old girl June 17, 2020, in the 2200 block of North Tripp Avenue.

A man tried to lure an 11-year-old girl June 17, 2020, in the 2200 block of North Tripp Avenue.

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Police are searching for a man who tried to lure an 11-year-old girl Wednesday in Hermosa on the Northwest Side.

The man approached the girl about 5:30 p.m. as she waited outside a home in the 2200 block of North Tripp Avenue, Chicago police said.

He spoke to her in Spanish “with the intention of luring her to go with him,” but the girl fled, police said.

Police described the suspect as a man in his early 40s with short, dark hair wearing baggy jeans and a dark shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area Five detectives at 312-746-6554.

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