Police are searching for a man in a vehicle who tried talking to a middle school student and then made a “sexual motion” towards the student as they were walking to school in Zion.
The Zion Police Department said that the incident occurred around 9 a.m. Wednesday to a Zion Central Middle School student.
The student was walking to school and was in the area of Salem Meats and Grocery, 2439 Galilee Avenue, when a vehicle approached and the driver attempted to engage the student in conversation several times, police said.
The driver of the vehicle also made a sexual motion to the student, who continued walking away.
The student described the driver as a male black, light complexion, thin build and in his mid to early 20s. The driver had a short afro and was possibly wearing square glasses with thin frames.
Police said that the suspect’s vehicle is a light-colored 2006-2012 Toyota Camry sedan with a dented driver’s side door. No license plate information is available.
Surveillance cameras were able to capture a photo of the suspect’s vehicle. Anyone with information about the man or his vehicle is asked to contact the Zion Police Department at 847-872-8000.