(CBS) — Chicago Police say a 12-year-old girl was assaulted by a man in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

WBBM’s Steve Miller reports.

Police say the assault happened late Thursday night. The girl was walking near 50th and May when a man came up to her, hit her, forced her into a gray conversion van and sexually assaulted her before she was able to get away.

Authorities say the man is in his mid-30s to early-40s.

A community alert from Chicago Police says the man is wanted for predatory criminal sexual assault.

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