Police are investigating the rape and armed robbery of a woman in North Center on Sunday evening.
The 31-year-old victim told police that an unknown man attacked her from behind in the 2500 block of West Pensacola around 9 p.m.
After robbing the woman of $20, the offender—described as a 5’9″ black man with a medium build in a dark sweatshirt—forced her into a nearby alley and raped her.
He was last seen running westbound in the alley toward Riverbank Neighbors Park, police said.
The victim is being treated at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.
CWB Chicago will update this story as details become available.