Alert issued after alleged abduction attempt

February 19, 2012 12:56:28 PM PST
Chicago police have issued a community alert after a man tried to abduct an 11-year-old girl.

It happened February 9 about 3 p.m. in the 600 block of S. Lawndale.

Police say the offender approached the victim on foot and grabbed her by the arm. The victim was able to run away and report the incident to her parents.