Suspect detained after 15-year-old boy is sexually assaulted inside Loop convenience store: Chicago police

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CHICAGO — A suspect is in custody after a 15-year-old boy was sexually assaulted inside a Loop convenience store on Thursday evening, Chicago police said.

The boy was inside the 7-Eleven at 4 West Jackson when a man approached him and “began to physically grab” him around 9:30 p.m. Police said the boy ran from the store. He reported the assault moments later after crossing paths with CPD officers at Jackson and Plymouth.

CPD said a suspect was taken into custody, and charges are pending.

A police evidence technician was examining a restroom inside the convenience store overnight. The boy was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for treatment.

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