The incident occurred around 5:00 p.m. at the intersection of Hermitage and Diversey Avenues.
A man driving a white 4-door taxi with black rims pulled up and began to talk with a young girl, in an attempt to lure her into the vehicle.
The young girl did not speak with him and ran away.
The man is described as a black man between the ages of 25 and 35 with a clean shaven face and short black hair. The alert said he was wearing a gray shirt.