Chicago police issued a community alert after an attempted kidnapping on the North Side.
It happened just after 4 p.m. Monday , in the 5800 block of North Kostner.
Police say a man in a white work van pulled up to a group of kids on their bikes and told them to get in.
They refused and rode off.
Police say the man had a long dark beard, and the van had a colorful logo on the side.