Man wanted for allegedly grabbing teen

January 7, 2010 7:02:55 AM PST
Mt. Prospect police are searching for a suspect who reportedly followed and grabbed a teen girl inappropriately in a grocery store parking lot.The attack occurred Tuesday night in the parking lot of the Jewel-Osco on East Euclid. A 16-year-old Long Grove girl said a man following her ran up behind her and grabbed her inappropriately, then ran off through a broken fence. He reportedly darted through the yards of homes along Boxwood Drive to escape.

The victim said she had never seen the man before. The victim described the suspect as a Hispanic man between 20-30 years old, 5'5", 140 lbs, wearing a dark-colored, possibly green jacket that covered his lower face up to his nose. The suspect was also wearing a black knit hat and was carrying a white plastic bag.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mount Prospect Police Department at 847-870-5656.