Police are looking for a man in Oak Lawn, who they say tried to kidnap a girl, and struck another child in the process.
It happened Friday night in the 6900 block of South California.
The man reportedly tried to force the 10-year-old girl into his car, and hit a 7-year-old boy who came to try to help her.
The boy and girl were able to get away.
They were not hurt.
The suspect is described as a white or male Hispanic 18-20 years of age.
He has short black hair with a light complexion.
His car is described as white convertible with red seats.