Man tried to lure 2 girls into vehicle on SW Side, police say

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Monday, March 9, 2015

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A man tried to lure two girls into his vehicle in the 5800-block of South Kostner Avenue on Chicago's Southwest Side, police said.

Authorities said a man in a black SUV, possibly a Jeep, asked the girls if they wanted a ride around 4 p.m. Saturday in the city's Elsdon neighborhood. They refused and ran away.

He allegedly drove around the block and asked them again. The girls ran into a nearby business and called police.

The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic man in his late 30s with black hair and a mustache. Police said he was wearing a royal blue shirt or sweatshirt.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.

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