Police: Man attempted to lure girls in Old Town

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago police said a man attempted to lure three girls in the city's Old Town neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.

Police said the man was walking in the 1300-block North Wells Street around 12:30 p.m.when he encountered a 13-year-old and two 11-year-old girls walking in a group. Police said the suspect made inappropriate comments at the girls and then attempted to lure them towards him while school was in session.

The suspect is described as a black male, 50 to 60 years old with a dark complexion, approximately 6 ft. tall and missing two front teeth. He was last seen wearing a black hat, red jacket, dark gray sweatpants and white gym shoes, police said.

Chicago police are investigating. If you have any information about the suspect, contact police.