Police search for man who tried to lure child in Bridgeport

Chicago police are searching for a man who tried to lure a boy Tuesday in Bridgeport on the South Side.

The man approached the child and said “come with me” about 7 p.m. in the 700 block of West 31st Street, Chicago police said.

The boy ran back to his mother while the man left the scene, police said.

Police described the suspect as a man in his 50s standing between 5-foot-8 and 6-feet. He was wearing a black baseball cap, a yellow and gray face mask, a gray zip-up sweater and beige pants, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area One detectives at 312-747-8380.