Man tried to sexually assault girl, 14, at gunpoint in Chicago Lawn alley: Police

June 17, 2013 9:03:35 PM PDT
Police have issued a community alert after a man tried to sexually assault a young girl in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood.

It happened around 8 a.m. Monday in the 6100-block of South Springfield Avenue.

Police say a man forced a 14-year-old into an alley at gunpoint and tried to sexually assault her.

Police are urging residents to be aware of their surroundings, don't walk alone, and report any suspicious activity.