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.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Mainly Clear And Not As Cold Sunday Night
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.READ MORE: At Least 20 Shot, 2 Killed In Weekend Violence In Chicago
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.MORE NEWS: Boy, 11, Shot And Wounded In West Pullman; He Is Second Child Shot In Area Within Week
Anyone with information was asked to call Area One detectives at (312) 744-8261.