Police: Man sexually assaulted, robbed in Boystown nightclub

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Police are investigating after a man reported being sexually assaulted and robbed in a Boystown nightclub restroom on Sunday evening. No arrests have been made.

The victim, 28, told police that he was using a restroom inside a business on the 3400 block of North Halsted when a stranger approached him from behind and sexually assaulted him around 10:30 p.m., a police spokesperson said. According to a police report, the business is Hydrate nightclub, 3458 North Halsted.

Police said the offender also took valuables out of the victim’s pocket before fleeing.

CPD’s spokesperson described the attacker as a bald man of an unknown race between 20- and 30-years-old who stands 5’9” to 6-feet tall. 

The victim was transported to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center for treatment. Area North detectives are investigating.

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