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Man wanted in Chicago Lawn attempted kidnapping

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man wanted for trying to kidnap a teen girl in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood Monday afternoon.

The girl was walking east on 63rd Street towards St. Louis Avenue about 3:30 p.m. when a white two-door pickup stopped in the 3500 block of West 63rd Street and a man got out, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

The man tried to force her into the pickup, but witnesses alarmed him and he let her go, police said. The girl was able to run to safety and the man got back into the pickup, which drove away westbound on 63rd Street.

The suspect is described as a 5-foot-8, 180-pound Hispanic man about 40 years old, police said. He has a medium build, short black hair, a round face, a dark complexion, a mustache and facial stubble, according to police.

The vehicle is described as a white two-door pickup similar to a 2005 Toyota Sierra and contained two other males in addition to the suspect, police said.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.

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