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Police Search For Men Who Tried To Kidnap Girl In Englewood

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Englewood Kidnapping Suspect

A sketch one of the two suspects who tried to lure a young girl into their van in the Englewood neighborhood. (Credit: Chicago Police)

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CHICAGO (CBS) – Police are looking for two men who tried to lure a young girl into their van and kidnap her in the Englewood neighborhood.

Police say on Monday, June 13, around 9:20 a.m., the men were driving in the 6600 block of South Loomis Boulevard in a dark red full-size work van with paint on the back windows. They approached the young girl of an unspecified age.

They told the girl they had candy and video games in their van, police said.

The girl ran from the scene and escaped.

Police describe the suspects as two white males between the ages of 40 and 50. Their height and weight is unknown, but the front passenger had on dark jacket and a red baseball cap, police said.

The driver’s attire is not known. No weapon was seen in the vehicle.

Police have released a sketch of the passenger in the van.

Anyone with information is asked to call Wentworth Area police detectives, at (312) 747-8380.

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