SKOKIE, Ill. -- Skokie police are looking for a man who is missing two fingers in connection with an attempted child abduction.
The 13-year-old girl told police the man approached her as she was leaving Old Orchard Junior High School on Tuesday.
She said he asked her for directions to a restaurant, then grabbed her and pulled her toward his SUV.
The girl hit him with padlocks she had in her backpack, and ran off.
Police say the man is heavy-set, has an accent and is missing two fingers on his right hand.
Investigators are checking to see if there is any surveillance video in the area.