A 10-year-old girl told police that a man tried to lure her as she walked to school in the Old Town neighborhood on Wednesday morning, according to a community alert from Area Central detectives.
The girl said the man walked up behind her around 9 a.m. on the 1600 block of North Orchard and said, “Hey, Princess, where are you going? Can I take you?”
He then followed her as she ran toward her elementary school, police said.
Police said the man is black with light facial hair and 30- to 40-years-old. He wore a black skull cap, red hoodie, baggie blue jeans, and light brown Timberland boots.
Anyone with information about the incident can contact police at 312-747-8380 regarding case JD-165370.