Alert issued after sexual assault in Austin neighborhood

November 3, 2013 3:29:26 PM PST
Chicago police have issued a community alert after a 16-year-old girl was sexually assaulted.

The attack happened around 10 o'clock Friday night.

She was walking on Menard between Madison and Washington in the Austin neighborhood.

That's when a man began following her. The offender then grabbed the victim from behind, pushed her against a wall in a vacant lot and sexually assaulted her.