by T. C. Mayfield, The Chicago Times

October 1, 2021

WINFIELD, IL — Winfield police are seeking for a person who attempted to kidnap a victim on Tuesday night.

According to WPD, the incident occurred around 6:40 p.m. near the walking route at the east end of Beecher Avenue.  The victim was walking in the neighborhood when a white male between the ages of 25 and 35 with dark hair and dark eyes approached her from behind and began chasing her.

The suspect was dressed in a black long sleeve shirt, dark pants, black shoes, and a black hat at the time of the crime, according to police.

The victim last saw the suspect walking westbound on Beecher Avenue toward Church Street.

The Winfield Police Department is seeking anyone who lives near Beecher Avenue and has outside video surveillance to review their footage between 6:15 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 28.

If you notice any questionable activity, please notify Corporal Caringella at (630) 933-7160.

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