About the crime:
This alert gives notice to residents and visitors to the Lincoln Park area of the 018th District of an Attempt Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault. A 43 year old female was attacked by an unknown male offender while she was exercising along a walking path near 1755 N. Stockton Drive (within the park, east of Stockton Drive and north of LaSalle St.) The offender hit the victim with an unknown object and attempted to sexually assault her. The offender was unsuccessful and the victim was able to get away and notify police. She was treated at Northwestern Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
About the offender:
Unidentified male offender; 20 – 50 years in age; 6’01” – 6’04”; very skinny
Last observed wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and described as having a foul personal body odor
Spoke in a coarse manner
· Monday, October 12th at approximately 7:55 p.m.
What you can do:
Be aware of your surroundings at all times.
Stay in well illuminated areas during the nighttime hours
Report suspicious activity immediately
Exercise with a friend, partner or group whenever possible
Do not be distracted by electronic devices, ear buds or headphones
Carrying an alerting device, such as a whistle, flashlight or personal alarm