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Police: Algonquin girl approached by driver

ALGONQUIN – A man, while driving a white van, approached an 11-year-old girl in front of her house on Sunday and told her to get into the vehicle, the police department said.

The girl was in front of her house on Foster Circle near Sleepy Hollow Road when she was approached by the clean-shaven white man, who was 33 to 37 years old and had brown hair. He was wearing a V-neck shirt.

Police said the girl ran inside her house and told her parents.

The van had a silver ladder on top, police said.

Police have increased patrols in the area, and schools were made of aware of the incident, according to a news release.

Anyone with information that could help identify the driver should call Algonquin police at 847-658-4531.

– Northwest Herald

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