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Woman Beaten And Robbed In Attempted Rape On North Side

Police sketch of a man who attacked a woman in 5600 block of North Kenmore Avenue on Oct. 26, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Police sketch of a man who attacked a woman in 5600 block of North Kenmore Avenue on Oct. 26, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

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CHICAGO (STMW) – Police are looking for a man who beat, robbed and tried to rape a woman early Friday in the Edgewater neighborhood.

The man approached a woman walking in an alley in the 5600 block of North Kenmore Avenue and hit her in the head numerous times about 5:40 a.m., according to a community alert from Area North detectives.

The attacker then took property from the woman and attempted to sexually assault her, police said.

He is described as an 18- to 25-year-old black man with dark complexion, police said. He is about 6-feet, 175 pounds and was wearing a white jacket with a red stripe on each shoulder.

Anyone with information about the attack should call Area North detectives at (312) 744-8261.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2012. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)