GLENVIEW, Ill. — A person of interest is in custody following a Glenview police investigation into the attempted kidnapping of a girl who, moments earlier, had just gotten off a school bus.
Around 3:30 p.m. Monday, police responded to the area of Milwaukee Avenue and Kennicott Lane.
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The victim, who police described as a female student, reported that an unknown man, possibly white or Hispanic, grabbed her and they both fell to the ground.
The victim struck the male offender and ran away. She was uninjured during the incident, police said.
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The male suspect was last seen entering an SUV-style vehicle and fleeing south on Milwaukee Avenue. An update from police Tuesday stated that the suspect is believed to have facial hair and was possibly wearing a black shirt, black jacket, yellow pants, and a white beanie-style cap.
District 34 sent a notice to staff and families that said the girl is a student at Springman Middle School. The notice said student services teams will be available to students who feel concerned or unsettled about the incident.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Glenview Police Tip Line at (847) 901-6055.