Chicago police are in search of a person who they are saying attacked and sexually abused an 11-year-old woman final week as she walked house from faculty.
The assault occurred round 3:30 p.m. Thursday within the Washington Park neighborhood, police stated in a press release.
The attacker, described as a person between 45 and 60 years outdated, grabbed the woman from behind, put his hand over her mouth and pulled her into an alley and sexually abused her, police stated,
The woman was in a position to break away and run away, in response to police. The suspect is needed for kidnapping and aggravated sexual abuse, police stated.
Group activists have supplied $4,000 for info resulting in an arrest.
The assault concerned a scholar at Dulles Elementary Faculty, a Okay-8 campus. The college’s principal stated in a letter to oldsters that the crime concerned a member of its faculty neighborhood however for privateness causes couldn’t disclose extra particulars.
“We additionally need to emphasize once more that we take all security issues very significantly,” the letter learn, including that the college was working with the college district safety workplace in addition to Chicago police on further security measures.
The college additionally issued an alert on social media and advised mother and father to select up their youngsters in school doorways, and for college kids to stroll in teams and to remain off their telephones and concentrate on their environment.
By Monday there had been no arrests, Chicago police stated, and detectives continued to analyze.