Girl, 12, sexually assaulted on South Side

February 15, 2012 10:00:00 PM PST
Police are looking for a man who sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl on Chicago's South Side.

The suspect assaulted the girl in a gangway in the 10700 block of S. Calumet Ave around 3 p.m. Wednesday, police said.

The suspect is African American, approximately 5'10" tall with a slim build, according to a community alert. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, a black ski mask, black sweat pants and gloves.

Police are urging residents not to walk alone and stay in well lit areas.