Man charged with trying to kidnap Glenview girl after she got off school bus: police

Pratib Ranjit | Glenview police

Glenview police said a man has been charged for attempting to kidnap a girl after she got off a school bus Monday afternoon.

The student got off a school bus around 3:41 p.m. near Milwaukee Avenue and Kennicott Lane when 24-year-old Pratib Ranjit grabbed her and they fell to the ground, according to police.

The girl struck Ranjit during the scuffle and he ran away from the scene, police said. He was last seen entering an SUV-style vehicle and driving south on Milwaukee Avenue.


The girl was not injured during the incident.

Ranjit, of Glenview, was charged Monday night with one felony count of aggravated battery and one count of unlawful restraint.

He is scheduled to appear in bond court Thursday.