CHICAGO (CBS) — Police are warning residents about an attempted child luring Wednesday afternoon in the Northwest Side Jefferson Park neighborhood.

A 12-year-old girl was walking about 3:30 p.m. in the 4900 block of North McVicker when the female driver of an older-model light blue minivan pulled up to her, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

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She motioned with her hand for the girl to come over and said, “Come here don’t be scared.”

The girl then ran home and called her father, police said.

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The suspect was described as a blonde, heavyset white female with her hair in a ponytail, police said.

She was driving an older, light blue minivan with tinted windows.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Area North detectives at (312) 744-8266.

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