Woman sexually abused while walking dog near Foster Beach, cops say

A woman was sexually abused Saturday morning by a man who approached her from behind as she walked her dog near Foster Beach, police said. No one is in custody.

The victim told police she and her dog were walking in the 5300 block of North Lake Shore Drive when the offender rode up on a bike, slapped her on the buttocks, and groped her around 5:45 a.m., according to a CPD report. He then rode away northbound on the bike path, police said.

The woman walked to her nearby home and called 911.

Area 3 detectives issued a community alert Saturday evening that describes the suspect as a Black male between 17- and 21-years-old with short hair and a muscular build who stands 5’10” to 6’2” tall and weighs about 150 pounds. He was shirtless and wore black shorts with gray underwear, according to the alert.

Anyone with information about the incident can call Area 3 investigators at 312-744-8261 about case JD-269984.

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