Chicago (CBS) — The DuPage County Sheriff’s office is asking residents for assistance in identifying a man who tried to lure an 8-year-old boy with candy in Wheaton Saturday.
Around 4:50 p.m., a man driving a white SUV pulled up next to a boy walking his dog in the area of Flint Creek Road and Orchard Road in unincorporated Wheaton.READ MORE: Investigators Raid Three Locations Of Parlor Pizza Restaurant
Police said the man asked the boy if he wanted candy. The boy ignored him, and the man left.READ MORE: Aldermen Opposed To City Worker Vaccine Mandate Seek Special City Council Meeting To Repeal It
A short time later, the vehicle returned to the area where the boy was walking his dog. The boy ran in between two homes. The vehicle made an abrupt U-turn and was last seen heading east on Flint Creek Road.
The suspect is described as a heavyset white man, 40-50 years old with red hair.MORE NEWS: Police Officer's Ex-Girlfriend Gets 10 Years For Plot To Kidnap Woman She Blamed For Breakup
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Phil Marotta at 630-407-2536 or firstname.lastname@example.org.