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Girl, 11, Chased By Knife-Wielding Man Who Tried To Lure Her To His Car, Police Say

The girl was able to escape the man, police said.

A man chased after an 11-year-old girl in the 800 block of East 45th Street, police said.
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CHICAGO — A man chased after an 11-year-old girl with a knife Tuesday morning in Bronzeville, police said.

At 8:35 a.m. Tuesday, the girl was walking in the 800 block of East 45th Street when a man drove up behind her, got out of the car and took out a pocket knife, police said.

“Hey, come here, little girl,” the man yelled at the child, police said.

The girl ran and the man chased after her but she was able to get away, police said. The man got back into his car and drove off, going east.

The man was black, 20-25 years old and had a thin mustache, police said. He wore a black baseball cap with a white logo on it, a red T-shirt and black jogging pants. He was driving a gray, four-door car with tinted windows.

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