CHICAGO (STMW) — Police are looking for man who inappropriately touched a woman at a South Loop CTA station Tuesday morning.

The 41-year-old woman was riding the escalator to the Orange Line platform at 50 E. Roosevelt Rd. when a man approached from behind and “placed his hand on her leg,” according to an alert from Area Central detectives.

The suspect is described as a 20- to 30-year-old Asian man with a medium build and short black hair, police said. He wore glasses, blue jeans and carried a backpack.

The man, who spoke broken English with an accent, is wanted for battery, police said.

Anyone with information should call detectives at (312) 747-8380.

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