WICKER PARK: Woman Beaten, Robbed, Disrobed By Man Who Follows Her From Damen Blue Line

This man beat, robbed, and disrobed a woman after following her from the Damen Blue Line stop, cops said. | CPD

A 23-year-old woman was beaten, robbed, and assaulted by a man who followed her from the Damen Blue Line station early Sunday, police said in a bulletin Tuesday evening.

The man trailed the victim for several blocks before grabbing her and pulling her into a gangway in the 1600 block of North Bell around 3:25 a.m., authorities said.

The woman was beaten, robbed and disrobed by the man in the passageway. A source said she was still unclothed when a passer-by discovered her around 3:40 a.m.

CTA surveillance images released Tuesday night show the suspect entering the Damen Blue Line station after the attack.

Police said the offender is black, 20- to 25-years-old, 5’7” tall, and 150-160 pounds.

Anyone with information about the man is asked to call Area North detectives at (312) 744-8263.

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