About This Crime
On Monday, August 12, 2013, at approximately 12:40 p.m., a 13-year-old female was exiting a store in the 2900 block of W. Madison. A male offender in a white conversion van yelled out “do you want some money.” The victim ignored the male driver and continued to walk home. The offender continued to follow the victim and again asked her if she wanted some money. The victim ran inside and alerted a family member. A witness reported last seeing the van northbound on California Avenue from Warren Blvd.
About the Offender
Male, white, described to be in his 60’s with short, curly, salt and pepper hair.
The offender had a lighter colored mustache and was wearing sunglasses.
A white colored conversion van with a ladder rack attached to the roof. No further information could be provided.
What You Can Do
Be aware of this situation and alert your neighbors.
Call 911 to report any suspicious persons, vehicles or activity in your neighborhood.
Do not let children walk alone. Identify safe havens along your child’s route to school, and to home, such as businesses or trusted neighbors.
Find out how to start a Parent Patrol or Walking School Bus Program at your child’s school. Call the CAPS Implementation Office at 312-745-5900 for more information on this and other safety program.
If you have any information about this incident,
Please call the Area Central Bureau of Detectives at (312) 747-8380