Man tried to kidnap 9-year-old girl in South Chicago

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CHICAGO — Police in the South Chicago neighborhood are alerting neighbors that a man tried to kidnap a 9-year-old girl last week.

She was walking around 8 a.m. November 19 near 88th St. and Buffalo when the man walked up to her, then chased her.

The girl got away.

Police described the man as African-American, in his 50’s, skinny, about 5’ 5”, with graying messy hair and a full beard and mustache.