Man allegedly tries to lure girls to van

January 10, 2008 4:04:03 PM PST
Chicago police have issued a community alert after a man tried to lure three girls into a van on Chicago's South Side. It happened Monday afternoon as the girls walked in the 1100 block of West 88th Street.

The suspect is described as a black man in his late twenties or early thirties with a mustache, goatee, chipped front tooth and a scar on the right side of his face.

He was driving a white van with a silver horizontal stripe. The stripe is missing in some sections. The van also has a purple-tinted side-rear window.. And the letters GDN appear written in red graffiti.

Anyone with information on this suspect is asked to contact chicago police.