SOUTH SHORE — Police are looking for a man who attempted to sexually assault a jogger on the lakefront trail near the South Shore Cultural Center Thursday.
At approximately 9:45 p.m., a man ran up behind a 27-year-old woman jogging north on the lakefront trail near 68th Street and shoved her into a fence while attempting to sexually assault her, according to police.
Police said the man ran west down 68th Street.
Police described the man as having large “picture like” tattoos on his left and possibly right forearms. He was wearing a gray T-shirt with a sports brand emblem, green camouflage knee-length shorts and dark socks with black sandals, according to police. Police said the man an African American with a light complexion and short black hair and is between 22-25 years old, 5-foot-9 to 5-foot-10-inches tall and between 170-180 pounds.
No arrests have been made in connection to the attempted sexual assault, according to police.
The Area Central Bureau of Detectives is investigating and is asking anyone with information about the incident to call 312-747-8380.
A series of sexual attacks on joggers have been reported recently across the city. On Sunday, a jogger was sexually assaulted near Sunnyside and Kedzie avenues in Albany Park. On Sept. 10, a woman was attacked as she jogged near Merchandise Mart. Carl Freeman, 34, was charged in that attack.
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