Chicago crime: Woman attacked in attempted sexual assault in Hermosa

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A woman who was walking down the street in the Hermosa neighborhood was beaten up and nearly sexually assaulted last Saturday, Chicago police said.

The 36-year-old woman was walking in the 1900-block of Keystone Avenue at about 1 a.m. when a man approached her. Police said the man took out a weapon and threatened to sexually assault her.

Police said the man then pushed the woman to the ground, kicked and punched her and then cut her arm with a knife before running off.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Area Five Bureau of Detectives at (312) 746-6554.
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