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Police: Woman Beaten, Sexually Assaulted In Roseland Park

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CHICAGO (STMW) – Police are searching for a man who attacked a woman waiting for a bus, then sexually assaulted her in a nearby park Saturday in the Far South Side Roseland neighborhood.

The woman, 33, was waiting for a bus on the corner of Michigan Avenue and East 95th Street between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. when the man attacked her from behind and dragged her into Abbott Park, according to a community alert issued by Area South detectives. He then beat and sexually assaulted her in the park.

The man is described as a black man between 24 and 33 years old, the alert said. He stands between 5-feet-3 and 5-feet-5 and weighs 160 pounds. He has brown eyes, a medium complexion and a short black Mohawk.

At the time of the attack, he was wearing a black, long-sleeved shirt and dark blue jeans, according to the alert.

Anyone with information about the attack should call Area South detectives at (312) 747-8271.

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