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3 men try to lure 2 girls walking in Austin: Alert

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

Three men attempted to lure two girls in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

The girls were walking in the 1800 block of North Rutherford Avenue at 7:45 p.m. July 26 when three men in a parked minivan a few feet away began running towards them, according to a community alert from Area North detectives.

The girls ran home and one of their mothers began running after the men, the alert said.

The men then ran back to the minivan and drove west on Bloomingdale Avenue and then north into the alley of the 1800 block of North Rutherford Avenue, the alert said.

The suspects are described as black, 20-26, 5-feet-8 and 150-175 pounds, the alert said.

The minivan is described as a tow tone brown color with the lower half of the vehicle being a lighter brown, the alert said.

Anyone with information should contact detectives at (312) 744-8200.

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