Police warn Lakeview residents after sexual assault

December 23, 2010 4:14:33 PM PST
Chicago police are telling residents in the city's Lakeview neighborhood to be alert after a woman was sexually assaulted. The assault happened just before 7 p.m. Monday as the victim walked home from a train station in the 1300-block of W. Barry.

The victim tells police a man approached her from behind and demanded money.

He implied he had a gun and pushed her into an alley where she was beaten and sexually assaulted.

Police urge residents to not walk alone and to stay in well-lit areas.