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CHICAGO (STMW) – Police are looking for a man who tried to sexually assault two women at knifepoint at their West Side homes.
The man approached a woman entering her residence in the 1700 block of North Humboldt Boulevard about 1:30 a.m. and demanded money a knifepoint, according to a community alert from Area North detectives.
The man then forced the 29-year-old woman into the entryway and attempted to sexually assault her, but she called out for help and the man fled, police said.
The second attack happened about 1:55 a.m. in the 1900 block of North Drake Avenue when a man forced his way inside a home and attempted to sexually assault a woman at knifepoint in her kitchen, the alert said. The woman shouted for help and the man fled.
The suspect is described as a 23- to 28-year-old black man with a medium complexion and dreadlocks, police said. He is 6-feet-1 to 6-feet-3, 170 to 180 pounds with a tear drop tattoo below his right eye.
Anyone with information about the attacks should call Area North detectives at (312) 744-8261.
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