CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago police say two people tried to lure a 9-year-old boy into their car Friday morning in the Marquette Park neighborhood.
The boy was walking westbound on 68th Street near Washtenaw Avenue when two unknown offenders driving westbound stopped to ask him if he wanted a ride to school, according to police.READ MORE: Driver Crashes At Touhy Avenue After Shots Are Fired At Car On Edens Expressway; Lanes Shut Down For Hours
The boy said no and continued walking. Police say the offenders then made a U-turn and pulled up beside the boy to ask him again. The 9-year-old again said no, and the offenders fled eastbound on 68th Street.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Single Digits On The Way
The incident occurred shortly after 8 a.m.MORE NEWS: University Of Chicago Police Officer Who Shot Man In Hyde Park Shootout Also Shot Student In 2018
The offenders are described as a white male and white female, driving a gray four-door sedan.