Police: Man Tried to Sexually Assault Teen While She Slept

The man fled the residence when he realized the female was not alone in bed

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    NEWSLETTERS

    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.

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    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.