Suspect sought after woman is sexually abused whle walking in Streeterville

Surveillance images released by Chicago police show a man they say sexually abused a woman in Streeterville on May 1. (Chicago Police Department)

CHICAGO — Police are looking for a man who sexually abused a woman as she walked near the Northwestern University campus in Streeterville.

The victim and another woman, both 20, were heading west on Chicago Avenue from Fairbanks Court when the man approached them from the opposite direction around 12:10 a.m. last Wednesday, May 1, police said.

He sexually abused one of the women, but the second woman intervened and was able to pull the victim away from the man, according to CPD. The women ran away as the man continued walking toward the lake on Chicago Avenue.

Police described the man as Black, between 5’8″ and 5’11” tall. They said he’s thin, clean-shaven, and has a shaved head.

Anyone with information about him can contact Area Three detectives at 312-744-8200. The case number is JH-224931.

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