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Police: Man tried to lure 13-year-old boy into car in North Center

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Police are searching for a man who tied to lure a 13-year-old boy into a parked car Friday night on the North Side.

The boy was walking north at 10:18 p.m. in the 4200 bock of North Western when the man motioned for him to get into the four-door sedan he was sitting in, according to an alert from Chicago police.

Fearing for his safety, the boy ran home and told his father, who called 911, police said.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic man, thought to be between 30 and 40 years old, with a light complexion and facial stubble, police said. He was seen wearing a white and red baseball cap with a flat bill.

Anyone with information should call Area North detectives at (312) 744-8200.