Suspect detained after man reports being sexually assaulted inside Lakeview fitness center

The XSport fitness center entrance at 3030 North Broadway in Lakeview. (Google)

CHICAGO — Detectives are investigating after a man reported that he was sexually assaulted inside a Lakeview fitness center on Thursday evening, according to Chicago police.

Officers responded to XSport, 3030 North Broadway, around 6:15 p.m. and found the alleged offender was still at the scene, CPD said in a brief media statement. 

A 28-year-old man told police that the 35-year-old male suspect sexually assaulted him inside the fitness center. Police arrested the accused man for investigation. A CPD evidence technician was brought in to collect evidence from a massage room.

CWBChicago will post an updated story if prosecutors approve charges in the case.

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