SEX ASSAULT: Fondler Flees, Victim Gives Chase

The intersection of Cornelia and Halsted, as seen on Google’s Streetview.

20 May 2013
12:19 AM

A female victim called 911 to report that she was sexually molested by a man on the corner of Cornelia Avenue and Halsted Street. The caller bravely followed her attacker east on Cornelia Avenue all the way to Broadway, where the man turned north.

The assailant was described as male, black, wearing a patterned white hoodie and black pants. He was seen taking the hoodie of as he walked up Broadway.

Police toured the area with the victim, but they were unable to find the perpetrator.

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