There was a sexual assault early Monday (January 20, 2015) in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood.
According to Chicago Police, a woman was attacked as she was walking in the 1700 block of West Pierce Avenue at approximately 1:54 a.m.
At that time, the woman was attacked and tackled to the ground, and a man ripped her pants open and then sexually assaulted her near an alley.
The attacker ran from the scene after someone heard the woman’s screams and confronted the attacker.
The woman was taken to Presence Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center for treatment of her sexual assault injuries.
An excerpt from the January 20, 2015 dnainfo.com article titled “Wicker Park Sexual Assault Suspect’s Description Released“:
The assailant was described as a black man aged 25-40 wearing a dark coat and dark pants. The man stands between 5-foot-8 and 6 foot and weighs between 180-220 pounds. He might be armed with a handgun, police said.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this Chicago sexual assault can be seen in the dnainfo.com article seen above, as well as the January 20 Chicago Tribune article titled “Woman, 25, sexually assaulted in Wicker Park neighborhood.”