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Boy, 12, Offered Money For Sex Acts By Man Who Tried To Lure Him Over, Police Say

The incident happened Tuesday night in the 1900 block of West 47th Street.

A man tried to lure a 12-year-old boy to him in the 1900 block of West 47th Street, police said.
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BACK OF THE YARDS — A man offered a 12-year-old boy money for sex acts and tried to lure the boy to him Tuesday in Back of the Yards.

At 7:30 p.m., the boy was walking in the 1900 block of West 47th Street when a man tried to lure him over, according to a Chicago Police community alert.

“Do you want money? Follow me,” the man told the boy, according to Chicago Police. The man then offered the boy money for sex acts.

The boy walked away and went into a business, where he asked for help, police said. The man rode away on a bicycle, going west on 47th Street.

The man was Hispanic, 30-40 years old and 5-foot-10, police said. He wore a black T-shirt with “Security” written on the front in white letters. He rode a bike with a milk crate on the handlebars.

Anyone with information about the incident was asked to call police at 312-747-8380.