CHICAGO (CBS) — A woman was robbed and sexually assaulted near the Magnificent Mile early on the morning of the 4th of July.

Around 7:10 a.m., a 37-year-old woman was walking east in the 100 block of Huron Street when she was approached by a white Honda Odyssey minivan, police said.

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A man got out and implied he had a weapon and announced a robbery, police said. He took the victim’s personal property and then ordered her into his vehicle, where he forced her into the back seat and sexually assaulted her, police said.

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The suspect then let the woman out of the van and fled east on Huron Street.

The suspect was described as a Black male 20 to 26 years old, standing 5 feet 4 to 5 feet 7 inches tall with a thin build. His hair was pulled back into a short ponytail and he was wearing a black T-shirt and jeans.

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Anyone with information was asked to call Area One detectives at (312) 744-8261.