Man tried to lure girl to park in Back of the Yards, police say

The man was between 40 and 50 years old and about 5-foot-1. He was wearing a black hoodie and black joggers covered with dry paint.

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An attempted child luring was reported May 8, 2021, in Back of the Yards.

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Police are looking for a man who they say tried to lure a teenage girl to a park Saturday evening in Back of the Yards.

The girl was with her dog about 6:10 p.m. in the area of the 5100 block of South Hoyne Avenue when a man approached her with a pit bull, Chicago police said.

The man asked the girl if she and her dog would go with him and his pit bull to a park, police said. After the man asked several times, the teen walked away.

Police said the man was between 40 and 50 years old and about 5-foot-1. He was wearing a black hoodie and black joggers covered with dry paint.

Anyone with information can call detectives at 312-747-8380.

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