Attempted sex assault reported in Andersonville

September 26, 2011 9:08:01 AM PDT
Chicago police have issued a community alert for a man wanted in an attempted criminal sexual assault on the city's North Side.

Authorities say a man grabbed a 22-year-old woman, battered her and attempted to sexually assault her in the 1500-block of West Carmen Avenue Sunday morning.

The woman screamed and the offender took off.

The offender was last seen wearing a dark-colored baseball hat worn backwards and a white sports team type of jacket.