Child luring reported on South Side

August 29, 2012 9:21:09 AM PDT
Police are alerting people on the South Side about a man who attempted to lure a child last week.

He was wearing a blue Cubs hat, a dark blue short-sleeve t-shirt and blue jeans. He is described as a white man, around 54 years old, with short hair, gray beard and brown eyes. He was described as 5'8" and 150 pounds.

Police say last Thursday around 7:15 a.m. the man approached a 12-year-old girl in the 2600-block of South Indiana and tried to block her path as she walked to school. She was able to get away.