Police issue alert after West Side robberies, sex assaults

October 6, 2011 8:01:04 PM PDT
Chicago police are issuing a community alert following a string of robberies and sexual assaults on the city's West Side.

The most recent attack occurred early Sunday morning in the 900 block of North Leamington. Police say the attacker typically pulls out a gun and demands the victim's purse, jewelry, and cell phone before sexually assaulting her.

At least seven attacks have taken place since August 28. Police say the attacks usually take place in the early morning hours.

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