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Suspect Sexually Assaults Teen, Demands Money

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CHICAGO (CBS) — A man sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl, then drove her home and demanded money, according to police.

The assault happened around 7:15 a.m. on Monday near the Austin neighborhood.

The teen was walking on Race Avenue toward Parkside when a man walked up to her, grabbed her around the neck and told her he had a gun.

He then took her to his parked car and assaulted her.

When he dropped her off at home, he threatened to burn down her house if she didn’t give him money.

The suspect was driving a white four-door, older mid- to large-size car.

The suspect is described as being in his mid 20s, with chin length dreadlocks and light facial hair.

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