Man sexually assaulted and robbed after being abducted outside River North nightclub: Chicago police report

CHICAGO — A 21-year-old man was abducted after leaving a River North nightclub by a man who sexually assaulted and robbed him early Sunday morning, according to a Chicago police report. The assailant remains at large.

The victim told police he had just left Sound-Bar, a nightclub at 226 West Ontario, when a man threatened him with a knife and forced him into a nearby car around 3:15 a.m.

He said the offender sexually assaulted and robbed him, then released him after driving around for about 30 minutes. The victim sought help at a River North hotel.

No suspect description was available.

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