Police are warning Chicago residents after a man attempted to sexually assault a 17-year-old woman while she was sleeping in a bedroom on the city’s Southwest Side.
The incident happened just before 4 a.m. Saturday in the 4200 block of Washtenaw Avenue in the Brighton Park neighborhood, police said.
A man entered through an unlocked door and attempted to sexually assault the teen while she was sleeping, according to a community alert issued by police.
The man fled the residence when he realized the female was not alone in bed, the alert said.
The suspect was described as a man, of an unknown age, with medium length, curly hair and short, scruffy facial hair.
Police are asking anyone with information to call Area Central Detectives at (312) 747-8380.