Sunday, November 03, 2013

RAPED: Woman Attacked In Belmont Apartment Building

The 400 block of W. Belmont as seen from Broadway on
UPDATE November 4, 2013 7:59PM: The Chicago Police Department has released a sketch and description of the offender.

A 24-year-old woman was pushed into her apartment and raped in the 400 block of Belmont near Lake Shore Drive around 4:15 this morning.

The offender is described only as male, black, and wearing a hoodie.

An ambulance transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment.

Officers have classified the attack as an aggravated criminal sexual assault, which indicates that the victim was physically injured and/or threatened with her life.

CPD case number HW518704.

UPDATE 12:52PM: The Chicago Tribune has picked up the story, but has fewer details than CWB at this point.

UPDATE 2:09PM: And CBS2 joins.

UPDATE 6:40PM: Now ABC7.

UPDATE 6:42PM: And NBC5.