Sunday, May 07, 2017

Woman Reports Sexual Assault Attempt Near Wrigley Field

The woman reported being attacked near the intersection of Addison and Magnolia. | Google
A Lakeview woman told cops that she was the victim of an attempted criminal sexual assault on a street near Wrigley Field this morning. The incident is under investigation by Chicago police.

The woman said she was walking in the 1200 block of West Addison when an unknown man grabbed her and tried to sexually assault her shortly before 5 a.m.

She escaped from the attempt and called police moments later.

The offender is described as a black man in his mid-20's who stands about 6'1" tall and was wearing a red sweater and dark jeans. He was last seen walking westbound on Addison from Magnolia.

Around 9 p.m. last Sunday, a man attacked a woman from behind and forced her into a North Center alley where she was raped and robbed.

No one is in custody for either incident and police have not connected the two cases.

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19 comments:

  1. Right around the corner from me. Now I don't feel like I was paranoid for walking with my mace out, finger on trigger, while walking from car to apt. At 1:30a Fri night....

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    1. Walking around with your finger on the trigger is asking for an accidental discharge......but now realized it was probably the mace and not a gun. Put the mace away and get a gun. Just don't walk around with your finger on the trigger.

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  2. I HATE THIS CITY.

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    1. This feeling you get when you leave and scrape that city sticker off the window of your car and wash all of the rest of Chicago off you during a long hot shower though......

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    2. Why I left,,it isn't much better out this way but Chicago is done for,,

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  3. So basically no females out alone after dark.

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    1. Or before sunrise either.

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  4. This city is a toilet. I hate it here! Can't wait to get out of IL.

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  5. looks like everybody needs to get a gun. 5 blocks from the Addison police criminals foe some reason dont care!

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    1. Please! Across the street from the police station they don't care!

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  6. I lived around the corner and as m convinced the police station is empty.

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    1. I remember walking by that parking garage right next to it that the police themselves use. The barrier/arm to exit was broken right off and lying on the ground. Somebody just drove right through it...next to the police station.....

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  7. quit having 500 cops walking around cubs property 12 hours straight and save them for AFTER the game!!!

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  8. It's so sad. Back in the 90's, I traipsed all over boystown and the surrounding areas at all hours. Now, I don't leave my home after dark or before the streets get busy in the morning. Not that that's any guarantee, but it gives me a snowball's chance in hell of getting where i'm going unscathed.

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    1. Back in '89 I visited Boystown and walking back to my hotel at 4am I had to jump over a bums leg that was sitting on the street and the next block 2 bums were pushing at each other and thinking "Ugh, I could never live here". Then 20 years later I got a job transfer to Chicago, checked it out and said "Wow, they really cleaned it up around here" and went out on Halsted at midnight. Oh Lord!

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    2. I agree.... I lived on Belmont and seminar from 1991-2004. Never had any issues at anytime.

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    3. Really though the most pitiful thing around there is a 6'1" 200 lb guy waiting for the sun to come up before going to the gym even though it opens at 5am. That's when I realized I'm truly not getting my $$$'s worth in Lakeview East.

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  9. I'm so glad I moved out of Chicago in March. The other day I stopped at the grocery store at 10 at night. Not only did I realize I didn't need to look over my shoulder but I was happy when I wasn't charged an extra 10 cents for each of my plastic bags.

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    1. Look at the advantages of that plastic bag ban though. I saw a guy walk in with a reusable canvas Jewel bag, fill it up and walk right back out the door. I'm sure nobody noticed but me.

      I liked being able to use the self-checkouts again after leaving Chicago. They took them out of the Jewel in Andersonville and North Center for obvious reasons (and don't start with the nonsense people, I heard a cashier say herself it was because of THEFT). Then the new Mariano's didn't have them from day one. Great planning.

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