Teen girl sexually assaulted in Woodlawn

January 10, 2014 3:55:27 PM PST
Residents in Chicago's Woodlawn neighborhood were told to be alert after a teenage girl was sexually assaulted in broad daylight.

The attack happened Tuesday in the 6200-block of South University Avenue around noon.

Police say a man approached the girl as she was walking down the street.

He then threatened her with a knife and sexually assaulted her.

Residents are being urged to be aware of their surroundings and to report any suspicious activity.