Woman reports sex assault on SE Side

January 6, 2011 7:41:10 AM PST
Chicago police have issued a composite sketch of a man who attacked and raped a woman in her home in the South Shore neighborhood the day after Christmas.

Police say on December 26, around 8:45 p.m. in the 7400-block of Colfax, a 24-year-old woman was on her rear porch when she was confronted by a man she did not know. The man pushed the victim into the home and sexually assaulted her.

The attacker was described as a black man, 35-40 years old, 5'9"-5'10", 220 lbs., with a very dark complexion and a small black afro. The man was reported to be wearing a blue baseball cap with a red "W", black, zip-front hoodie, yellow t-shirt, gray jogging pants and black shoes. He has a scar on the right side of his face that extends from his eye to his lip.

If you have any information about this incident, please call the Area 2 Detective Division at (312) 747-8271.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.