Man tried to lure a teenage girl on the West Side: police

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CHICAGO — A man attempted to lure a 16-year-old girl on the West Side.

It happened shortly after 9 p.m. near Long avenue and Division street.

The man followed the girl in a small red four-door sedan, and called out to her. Then he got out and approached her with a knife in his hand.

The girl ran away, and made it safely home, where she had her mother call 9-11.