Man tries to lure girl, 13, away from her building lobby

This man allegedlly tried to lure a 13-year-old girl away from her building lobby Thursday morning.

This man allegedly tried to lure a 13-year-old girl away from her building lobby Oct. 6.

ELMHURST, Queens — Police are looking for a man who tried to lure a 13-year-old girl away from her lobby in Queens.

The girl was waiting for her school bus to come around 6:15 a.m. on Oct. 6 when a man approached her and tried to convince her to come with him, police said.

The girl ran onto her school bus when it came and the man ran away, police said. The girl was not injured.

Police are asking for help identifying the man. He is described as being around 25-30 years old. He’s about 5 feet 8 inches tall and was last seen wearing a black jacket with white stripes down the sleeves.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).