UPDATED: CBS, NBC Carry Story Of Woman Who Used Twitter, Facebook To Summon Help

Crime in Wrigleyville and Boystown’s exclusive report this morning of a sexual assault victim who used Twitter and Facebook to summon help is pursued by CBS2Chicago and NBC5 tonight.

CBS2’s Derrick Blakley gets the scoop of the day with his on-the-record interview with this morning’s victim.

As is our practice, Crime in Wrigleyville and Boystown withheld the victim’s identity in our report this morning.

We are delighted to learn that the victim is recovering well.

UPDATED 31 JULY 2013: CBS2 has pulled its on-the-record interview with the victim. We have removed her identifying information.

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