Police: Man tried to force 11-year-old girl into van

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Chicago police have issued a community alert after the attempted abduction of an 11-year old girl.

It happened Monday afternoon near 63rd and Drexel.

Police say a man grabbed the girl and tried to force her into his van. The girl was able to get away and call for help.

But she told police that she saw another girl inside that van screaming for help, with her hands and legs duct taped.

Police describe the vehicle as a full-size white van with painted over windows.

The man who approached her is described as about 5 feet 11 inches tall,  wearing black clothing and a ski mask.

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