Rogers Park Red Line sex assault suspect arrested

January 2, 2013 1:48:03 PM PST
Chicago police have arrested a suspect in a December sexual assault near a North Side CTA Red Line station.

Police announced charges against James Shorty, 18, of Momence early Wednesday.

According to authorities, DNA links Shorty to the rape of a 50-year-old woman near the Morse Red Line station December 19, 2012.

The victim was forced to a nearby construction site before Shorty allegedly robbed and attacked her.

Shorty is also facing felony kidnapping charges.

Shorty was due in court Wednesday.