Man posing as cop attacks woman

July 24, 2008 6:14:37 PM PDT
The search is for a man who attacked a woman in northwest suburban Mount Prospect while pretending to be a police officer.The 23-year-old woman says the attack happened early Tuesday morning in the 1200-block of South Elmhurst Road. She says the man claimed to be an off-duty, undercover officer.

The man reportedly grabbed her by the neck. But she was able to break free and run for help. She was only able to give investigators a vague description of her attacker.