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Aurora Girls Ran Into Walmart To Avoid Abduction: Police

The girls, sixth-graders at Jefferson Middle School in Aurora, told officers they were walking near Lynda Court and Best Place when they were approached by a man in a silver car, who told them to get into the vehicle, according to Aurora police.


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Police: Man With Gun Tried To Kidnap Two Kids In Hermosa

The children — ages 6 and 7 — were in the 2000 block of North Tripp Avenue about 8:30 p.m. when a man driving a white SUV approached and tried to talk to them, according to the community alert from Area North detective.


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Police Warn Of Kidnapping Attempt

The 10-year-old girl was walking in the 5200 block of West Van Buren Street about 3:50 p.m. when two men in a van, which was parked in an alley, started to talk to her.


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Man Tries To Lure Girl, 9, Into SUV With Promise Of Candy: Police

A man approached the child in a red or maroon SUV and told her, “I have candy. If you want some, get in,” according to a Chicago Police Department community alert issued Friday.


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Police: Man Tried To Lure Teen With Ice Cream In Niles

Niles police are looking for a man who tried to entice a teenage girl to go with him Wednesday evening.


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Man Tries To Drag Woman Into Vehicle

The 33-year-old woman was walking near Elston Avenue and Pulaski Road when the man, in a red vehicle, began talking to and following her


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School Warns Parents Of Kidnapping Attempt On Playground

A man tried to abduct a 4th grader from the playground at Alexander Graham Bell Elementary School at 3730 N Oakley Ave on Wednesday.


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School, Highwood Police Warn Of Possible Abduction Attempt

Police in north suburban Highwood are warning the community of a possible abduction attempt after an eight-year-old boy was approached outside outside his school earlier this week, Pioneer Press is reporting.


Mario Anthony Booker, 25, is accused of trying to abduct a Fenton High School student. (Bensenville Police)

Chicago Man Charged In Attempted Abduction Of Teen In Bensenville

An alert parent is credited with helping police arrest a Chicago man who allegedly grabbed a Fenton High School student and threatened her with a knife Friday.


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Ex-Con Charged With Attempted Child Abductions, Sexual Assault

Shawn M. Stubblefield has numerous arrests on his record, dating back to 2001, and four criminal convictions, including prison sentences for theft and burglary. He is scheduled for a bond hearing Friday in Chicago.


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Man Tries To Kidnap Girl, 14, On Southwest Side

Chicago Police have issued a community alert about the attempted kidnapping Tuesday of a girl on the Southwest Side.

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Pedophile Convicted Of Child Abduction Attempt

A registered sex offender was convicted this week of trying to abduct a 12-year-old boy near a west suburban country club twice in 2011.


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Man Tries To Lure Girl Walking To School

Police are looking for a man who attempted to lure a girl in the Douglas neighborhood on the South Side last week.


Police released this sketch of a suspect who allegedly tried to abduct a young person in Marquette Park. (Chicago Police)

Man Tries To Abduct Child From SW Side Store

A man tried to abduct a child from a store in the Southwest Side Marquette Park neighborhood last week and now police are warning parents to be on the alert.


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Man Tries To Kidnap Girl, 14, In Edison Park

Advice about watching out for Mr. Stranger-Danger is as good today as it was decades ago, as there was an attempted kidnapping Tuesday on the city’s Far Northwest Side.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2012

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Man Tries To Grab Girl On SW Side

A man tried to grab a teenage girl and force her into an alley Monday morning on the Southwest Side.


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Police Search For Would-Be Abductors In Rogers Park

Families in the Rogers Park neighborhood are being told to keep an eye out, as police search for two men who tried to abduct multiple children – the youngest just 4 years old.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2012

For the second time in a week, police say they have received reports of attempted abductions of teen girls. (CBS)

Another Attempted Abduction Reported In Villa Park

VILLA PARK, Ill. (CBS) — For the second time this week, two men have been tried to grab a child in villa park. The newest attacked happened near Madison and Wisconsin Thursday. A 13-year-old girl […]


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Man Tries To Kidnap 9-Year-Old Boy On Southeast Side

A man put a 9-year-old boy and tried to abduct him on the city’s Southeast Side this week, and now police hope a sketch will help them find a suspect.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2012

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Man Tries To Lure Young Boy Riding Bike

Police are looking for a man who may have tried to lure a young boy as they rode bicycles in the Westlawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.