CHICAGO — Police are warning residents in the Woodlawn neighborhood to be on alert after a man tried to kidnap a 13-year-old girl.
It happened Tuesday afternoon, in the 800 block of East 83rd Street.
Police say the girl was walking when a man she didn’t recognize grabbed her from behind.
She was able to fight him off and run away to safety.
The man is described as an African American between 20-30 years old, about 5’4″ with a medium build wearing a black jacket and blue jeans.
If you have any information, contact Chicago police at (312) 747-8380.