Police: Man tried to kidnap woman on South Side

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Chicago Police are searching for a man who tried to kidnap a woman last month in the South Side McKinley Park neighborhood.

The incident happened a few minutes before 6 a.m. March 15 in the 2100 block of West 36th Street, according to a community alert from Area Central detectives.

The man grabbed a woman who was walking on the sidewalk, put his hand over her mouth and tried to drag her into an alley, before she was able to struggle and get free, police said.

The suspect is described as a 5-foot-5, 180-pound Hispanic man, between 19 and 25, with an olive complexion.

Anyone with information should call detectives at (312) 747-8380.

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No injuries were reported in the incident, which occurred about 5:40 p.m. Thursday near Clark Street Beach in Evanston.