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Sketch of a suspect wanted in an attempted sexual assault in Hyde Park. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Sketch of a suspect wanted in an attempted sexual assault in Hyde Park. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

CHICAGO (CBS) — Police have released a sketch of a male who attempted to sexually assault a woman Tuesday near Jackson Park in the South Side Hyde Park neighborhood.

The male was first seen walking down the street in the 5900 block of South Cornell Drive about 4:15 p.m. with his genitals exposed, according to an alert from Area Central detectives.

The male then grabbed a woman and forced her to the ground before trying to force her to perform oral sex, police said.

Police describe the suspect as a 16-20 year old black male, 5-foot-7 and between 140-150 pounds with short, curly black hair.

He was wearing jeans and white leather gym shoes.

Anyone with information should contact Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.

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