Police: Man tried abduct 8-year-old girl in Belmont Cragin

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Police are looking for a man who tried to abduct an 8-year-old girl in Chicago's Belmont Cragin neighborhood Thursday.

Police said the girl was standing in the 2300-block of North Long Avenue at about 4 p.m. when a man approached her and pulled her backpack from behind.

The girl screamed and ran to her friends. The man then walked away, police said.

Police described the suspect as a white-Hispanic man in his 20s, 5 ft. 8 to 6 ft. tall, with a medium complexion and a mustache. He was last seen wearing a gray hoodie, a gray hat and blue jeans.

If you have any information contact Area North detectives at 312-744-8261.
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