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Man Tried To Lure Girl Into His Home In Avondale, Police Warn

The man tried luring the girl by offering her toys, police said.

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AVONDALE — Police are warning residents after a man tried to lure a girl into his home in Avondale Monday.

Between 2:40 and 3 p.m. Monday, the girl was walking westbound on Wellington Avenue at Kimball Avenue when a man in his 50s approached her and said something, police said in a community alert. The girl kept walking, but the man followed her.

In the 3000 block of North Kimball Avenue, the man tried luring the girl into his home by offering her toys. The girl then ran to safety.

Police describe the suspect as a Hispanic man standing about 5-foot-5 with a medium build, gray hair and a short, gray chin beard.

The suspect was wearing a red T-shirt with a logo and dark pants at the time of the incident, police said.

Anyone with information can call detectives at 312-744-8266.