Police: Woman attempts to lure teen to home in West Garfield Park

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A woman on a bicycle attempted to lure a 16-year-old girl to a home Wednesday afternoon, police said.

Police said the teen was walking southbound near the 500 block of North Lawndale Avenue at approximately 4:45 p.m. when she was approached by an unknown woman on a black mountain bike. The woman asked the girl what school she attended and said that her son attended the same school, police said.

The woman also touched the teen's student ID around her neck and said, "Oh, you so pretty, come to my house so you can meet my son," according to police. The teen ran to a friend's house.

According to a police statement, the offender is a black woman between 30 and 40 years old with a heavy build and a short afro hairstyle. She was wearing blue jeans and brown boots.