CHICAGO (CBS) — Police were searching for an assailant Sunday night after a woman was sexually assaulted in an alley in Lakeview.
At 3:45 a.m. Sunday, the 29-year-old woman was walking west in the 1000 block of West School Street when a man grabbed her from behind, said he had a gun, and forced her into an alley where he sexually assaulted her, police said.READ MORE: DCFS Head Could Be Held In Contempt For Not Answering Questions About Kids Stuck In Psychiatric Facilities
The suspect then fled east on School Street on foot.READ MORE: Mexican Independence Day Celebrations Could Bring More Gridlock Downtown: 'The City's Got Some Work To Do To'
The assailant had a black nylon covering his head, police said.MORE NEWS: 'Get Vaccinated': McHenry Co. Husband Of Mother In COVID-Related Coma After Giving Birth
Anyone with information was asked to call Area Three Detectives at (312) 744-8261.