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Girl, 15, Escapes Attempted Kidnapping By Running To Safe Passage Worker In Roseland, Police Say

The attempted kidnapping happened Wednesday morning in the 400 block of West 111th Street, police said.

Two men attempted to kidnap a 15-year-old girl Wednesday in the 400 block of West 111th Street, police said.
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CHICAGO — A 15-year-old girl escaped from two men who tried to kidnap her Wednesday in Roseland, police said.

At 9:40 a.m., the girl was walking in the 400 block of West 111th Street when a man got out of a van and told the girl to get inside the car, according to a Chicago Police community alert.

The girl ran toward a Safe Passage worker and told him or her what happened, police said. The men drove away in the van.

The men were black and one of them wore a black neoprene face mask and blue jumpsuit, police said. The other wore a black ski mask and black clothing. They were in a black minivan with tinted windows and a broken taillight on the driver’s side.

Anyone with information about the attempted kidnapping was asked to call police at 312-747-8271.