Woman attacked after exiting Blue Line on Near West Side - FOX 32 News Chicago

Woman attacked after exiting Blue Line on Near West Side

Posted: Updated:
CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

Chicago Police issued an alert Wednesday warning of an attempted sexual assault early Tuesday on the Near West Side.

A man, thought to be in his late teens or early 20s, attempted to sexually assault a woman in the 900 block of West Van Buren Street at 12:18 a.m. after following her as she rode the Blue Line from the Lake station, according to the community alert from Area Central detectives.

The woman was able to fend off her attacker and immediately called police, according to the alert.

Police describe the suspect as a black man between 5-foot-5 and 5-foot-6, 160-170 pounds with black hair. He was wearing a black t-shirt with a white and red logo, dark pants and shoes, and a dark backpack.

Anyone with information should call detectives at (312) 747-8380.

Follow Us!

Share Your Photos & Video

Powered by WorldNow

205 N. Michigan Avenue
Ground Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Station Operator: (312) 565-5532
Newsroom: (312)565-5533

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices