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.

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Police said the man asked the boy if he wanted candy. The boy ignored him, and the man left.

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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.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Phil Marotta at 630-407-2536 or