On February 26, an 8-year-old boy walking to school was approached by the driver of a black SUV in the 4600 block of North Beacon. The driver approached the victim, rolled down his window and told the victim to "get in" and asked how far the victim's school was. He told the victim that he had "shovels in the back seat."
The victim then ran to a nearby crossing guard, who describes the subject, from a profile view, as a male white with curly hair who was wearing a black jacket. The victim also related that the vehicle had the letters "J E E P" on it so the vehicle may be a black, or dark colored, Jeep.
The offender is described as a male black with light complexion or maybe a male white, unknown age, unknown height. He was wearing all black with a red tie. Offender had light facial hair under his lip and short black hair.
If you have any information about this incident, call the Area 3 Detectives at 312-744-8200 (RD# HP-195144)