Shop owner puts up sketches of attacker

PALOS HIEGHTS, Ill. Giant sketches of the suspect are posted beneath a digital police sign that describes the crime. They are also on all four corners of a nearby intersection.

Police say the man is the sketch attacked a 17-year-old girl as she was closing up T.J. Grinders. Printing companies have donated signs and flyers that Mark Holda is making sure are being passed out throughout the community.

He has also replaced a dummy camera in his shop with a real one and added a panic button.

The suspect is described as 40-years old, standing 5-feet, 9-inches tall and weighing between 200 and 220 pounds. He has black hair, olive complexion and a moustache.

Anyone with information should call Palos Heights police.

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