Police search for assailant

Staff Writer

Chicago Police are looking for a man who sexually assaulted a woman on the 5900 block of Cornell Avenue.

During the assault, which occurred on the edge of Jackson Park at 4:15 p.m. on Wednesday Oct., 1, a man was walking down the street with his genitals exposed when he grabbed an adult woman and attempted to force her to perform oral sex.

Police News Affairs said they are looking for a African American man between 16 and 20 years old, 5’7” and weighing between 140-150 pounds. He has a dark complexion, curly, short black hair and he was seen wearing blue jeans, white leather gym shoes and a shirt.

Police advised to always be aware of your surrounding when walking, and try to walk in pairs or groups, dial 911 to report suspicious activity and never pursue a fleeing assailant, call police immediately.