COMMUNITY & SCHOOL ALERT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ATTEMPTED CHILD ABDUCTION
Incident Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017
On Thursday, October 26, 2017 at approximately 4:15 p.m., an 11-year-old male left Fairview South School and was walking home to the 5000 block of Estes Avenue. The child was approached by an unknown male subject near the intersection of Laramie Avenue and Fairview Lane. While driving a vehicle, the unknown male subject pulled up alongside the child and yelled out the window, “If you want to call your mom, get inside the car.” The child ignored the unknown male subject and ran home to notify his parents. The child reported the vehicle fled the scene northbound on Laramie Avenue from Fairview Lane, towards Touhy Avenue.
SUSPECT VEHICLE DESCRIPTION:
Older model 4-door sedan, dark colored
SUSPECT - PERSON DESCRIPTION:
Male, Middle-Eastern descent, approximately 40 years of age, heavy accent, light brown complexion, black and grey hair with a beard
This incident is under investigation. Anyone with information or details related to this incident is asked to contact the Skokie Police Department immediately by calling 9-1-1.
The public is asked to remain alert and focused on any suspicious persons or vehicles, especially matching the description above. Call 9-1-1 immediately to report any suspicious activity.
The 24-hour Skokie Crime Tip Hotline is 847/933-TIPS (8477).
Text-A-Tip is available 24-hours a day by texting “Skokie” and your tip to 847411.