Teen charged in attacks on joggers

December 16, 2009 6:12:03 AM PST
A 19-year-old is charged in connection with two separate attacks on female joggers in the last three months along a bike path near Elgin. Francisco Cruz is charged with aggravated battery, unlawful restraint and aggravated unlawful restraint. He was arrested Friday.

Police say both attacks took place along a stretch of the Fox River Trail. The first was September 27. And the second one was December 1.

Cruz is being held in the Kane County Jail and is due in court Thursday.