CHICAGO — A 24-year-old woman was sexually assaulted and robbed in a Rogers Park laundry room Wednesday night.
The attack occurred around 7:05 p.m. while the woman was in a basement laundry room in the 1200 block of West North Shore Avenue, police said.
A man walked up to the woman from behind and covered her eyes with his hands. He told her he had a gun and demanded cash, according to police. The man then took the woman's keys and phone from her pocket.
When the woman began to struggle, the man struck her head against a support beam before sexually assaulting her.
Police described the suspect as a black man between 5-foot-10 and 6-foot-2. He was wearing tan boots, blue jeans and a black jacket with black and white wrist cuffs.
Police ask anyone with information to call detectives at 312-744-8263 and mention case No. HX132177.