There has been a sexual assault in Douglas Park (Chicago’s West Side) Monday night, November 10, 2014.
According to Chicago Police, this sexual assault happened at approximately 11:30 p.m., after a 33-year-old woman who was walking south on Kedzie Avenue near West 19th Street asked a man for directions. After the man instructed her to walk through Douglas Park, he followed her, grabbed her, and put something – which the woman thought was a weapon – to the back of her head. At that point the man sexually assaulted the woman, then fled the area.
The suspect is described as being a black male, 25-35 years old, 5’9″ tall, with a thin build, brown eyes, and black hair.
Those with information concerning this sexual assault are asked to contact Chicago Police Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the November 12, 2014 Chicago Tribune article titled “Police alert after sexual assault in Douglas Park on West Side” as well as the November 12 abc7chicago.com article titled “Woman sexually assaulted in Douglas Park after asking man for directions, police say.”