Suspect sought for “inappropriate touching” on River North elevator

This man is suspected of trying to sexually abuse a woman on a River North elevator, police said. | CPD

Police today issued a community alert after a woman reported that a man tried to touch her inappropriately on a River North elevator over the weekend.

The man seen in this surveillance image followed the victim onto an elevator in the 800 block of North Clark Street around 2 a.m. on Saturday. He then began to touch the victim, but fled when she yelled for help, police said.

In a community alert issued Tuesday, police said the offender is male, black, 30- to 45-years-old, 5’10” to 6’3” tall and 180 to 210 pounds. He was wearing a blue Under Armour-brand shirt with white writing and gray shorts that have blue stripes on the side.

Anyone with information about the case is invited to call Area Central investigators at 312-747-8380.

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