Updated 11/08/12 – 9:23 a.m.

CHICAGO (CBS) — Police have issued a warning about a serious and disturbing attack on a child in the North Lawndale neighborhood.

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CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports, around 7:45 a.m. Monday, a 14-year-old girl was walking to school when a group of six men grabbed her off the street, forced her into a car, then drove her to a house, where they raped her.

The girl was abducted near 16th Street and Trumbull Avenue, according to police.

“Who does that? Why are they doing this to kids? … That don’t make sense,” Staricha Langtson said as she walked home with her kids nearby Wednesday night.

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On Thursday morning, Guardian Angels were in the neighborhood passing out flyers and talking to residents. They will be escorting students to school.

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The attack had her recalculating, after thinking her kids had been safe walking to school themselves in the morning.

“Kids getting raped and attacked? No, I haven’t heard it. I thought this was a safe neighborhood, but apparently it’s not,” Langtson said. “My kids are not walking to school by theyself anymore.”

The suspects were all described as African-American men between 20 and 24 years old, between 5-foot-6 and 6-foot-3, and and 130 to 170 pounds.

Five of the suspects had long dreadlocks; one had brown tips, another had red tips. The sixth offender had a close fade haircut.

Three of the suspects had a dark complexion, two had a medium brown complexion, and one had a light complexion.

The vehicle they used was described as a gray four-door vehicle with damage on the right front end.

One suspect was wearing a black hoodie, another wore a green jacket, another was wearing an Abercrombie jacket, another wore a North Face jacket, another wore a white T-shirt.

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Police warned area residents to be aware of their surroundings, and report any suspicious activity immediately.