crime that occurred at about 3 p.m. Thursday, September 13 near 50th and Keeler.
A man reportedly attempted to lure a 15-year-old girl into his vehicle. He tried to engage her in conversation and asked if she wanted to go for a ride.
She reportedly ignored him and continued walking. She did not approach the vehicle, police said.
The offender then sped away.
The offender was described as a Hispanic man age 40-50, driving a black Honda CRV.
Those with useful information to share about the crime are encouraged to call CPD Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380 and refer to case number JB-439325.
In the wake of the crime, police offered this advice:
• Be aware of this situation and alert your neighbors.
• Call 911 to report any suspicious persons, vehicles or activity in your neighborhood.
• Do not let children walk or play alone. Identify safe havens along your child's route to school and home, such as businesses or trusted neighbors.
• Always be aware of your surroundings.
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