Man Tries To Kidnap Girl In Wheaton

WHEATON, Ill. (STMW) — A motorist tried to abduct a little girl near a school bus stop Friday morning in west suburban Wheaton.

The incident occurred at 8:45 a.m. near a school bus stop at Brighton Drive and Somerset Lane, police said.

The girl ran to a neighbor’s home after a man driving a green car stopped near the corner and asked the child if she would like to come home with him, police said.The man did not get out of the car.

The suspect is described as a possibly middle-aged Hispanic man with dark hair. He was driving a green mid-sized car.

Anyone with information should call Det. Cmdr. James Volpe at (630) 260-2055.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2011. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

  • TINA

    Thankful that she is safe.
    Very,very important for parents or guardians to teach their children what to do in this situation.

  • shirlee chmura

    Too many sickos out there. thank god shes safe.

  • Denise Steinbauer Kober Meyer

    Looking above at the other related stories. I wonder if any are connected. Kids have a hard time describing people. Hope they catch that guy!

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