Police say the man asked the girl if she wanted a ride Wednesday afternoon in the 700 block of South Karlov.
She ignored him but he drove around the block, got out of his van and tried to put her inside.
He left when she hit him.
The suspect is described as a bald, black man between 40 and 50 years old with no facial hair, yellowish teeth, big pointed ears, a right droopy eye and acne all over his face.
He was driving a white cargo van.
Anyone with information should call police.