CHICAGO — A man forced a 13-year-old girl into a van and then raped her Tuesday in Morgan Park.
At 3:56 p.m., the girl was walking in the 1400 block of West 109th Place when a man got out of a white van and walked up to her from behind, according to a Chicago Police community alert. The man put the girl in a chokehold and forced her into the van.
Once inside the van, the man raped the girl, police said. She was able to escape afterward.
The attacker was described as a black man who was 30-35 years old and wore a black hooded sweatshirt, police said. He was in a white van with two cargo doors. No further description was immediately available.
Anyone with information about the incident was asked to call police at 312-747-8271.