MAYWOOD, Ill. (STMW) — A woman was sexually assaulted Friday night in a forest preserve in the western suburbs, near Maywood and Forest Park.

The young woman was walking alone westbound on Madison Street when a man forced her into a nearby forest preserve about 11:45 p.m. and sexually assaulted her, according to a statement from the Cook County sheriff’s office.

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The suspect is described as a black male, between 5-foot-7 and 5-foot-10, about 150 pounds with short hair, according to the statement. He was wearing dark jeans and a hoodie.

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Anyone with information about the attack is asked to call sheriff’s police at (708) 865-4896.

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