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Woman Sexually Assaulted, Robbed on Blue Line Train

Man knocked woman to the ground, sexually assaulted her, and then robbed her of her iPhone and cash, police said

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    The woman was attacked in broad daylight on a CTA train. NBC Chicago's Christian Farr reports. (Published Wednesday, April 22, 2015)

    A woman was sexually assaulted on a Chicago Transit Authority Blue Line train bound for the Loop Monday afternoon, according to an alert Tuesday by Chicago police.

    The 41-year-old woman got on an eastbound train at the Oak Park Avenue station a little after 3 p.m., police said. Soon after, a male who got on the train at the Forest Park station attacked her from behind.

    Woman Sexually Assaulted on Train to Loop

    [CHI] Woman Sexually Assaulted on Train to Loop
    The woman was attacked in broad daylight on a CTA train. NBC Chicago's Natalie Martinez reports. (Published Tuesday, April 21, 2015)

    He knocked her to the ground, sexually assaulted her, and then robbed her of her iPhone and cash, police said.

    After the attack, he got off the train at Cicero. He then rode a westbound train to the Austin station, police said.

    The suspect was described as a black male wearing a gray and blue Columbia jacket. He wore blue jeans and gym shoes with green laces, police said.

    Anyone with information on the assault is asked to call Area North detectives at (312) 744-8261.

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