CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago Police have issued a community alert about the attempted kidnapping Tuesday of a girl on the Southwest Side.
As WBBM Newsradio’s Bernie Tafoya reports, police say the 14-year-old girl was walking at 45th Street and Kedzie Avenue, in the Brighton Park neighborhood, when a man asked her in Spanish to go with him and grabbed for her backpack.READ MORE: 1 Dead, 2 Injured In I-57 Expressway Shooting Near 119th Street
The girl took off running.
The suspect is believed to have been between 30 and 40 years old with an olive complexion, a black mustache, and missing front teeth.READ MORE: 101st Airborne 'Screaming Eagles' Soldiers To Help Staff United Center Mass Vaccination Site
He was wearing a puffy black jacket and a Chicago Bulls skullcap.
Anyone with information is asked to call Area Central police detectives at (312) 747-8380.MORE NEWS: Brent Seabrook Ending Playing Career After 15 Years With Chicago Blackhawks
LISTEN: WBBM Newsradio’s Bernie Tafoya reports