CPD warns of South Side home invasions in which man touches sleeping female residents before fleeing

At least 2 incidents took place this month on East 98th Place, South Merrion Avenue

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
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Both times, the suspect made physical contact with female residents while they were sleeping, and, when they woke up, made lewd comments before leaving.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A suspect has broken into at least two South Side homes and made physical contact with female residents while they were sleeping, Chicago police said Monday.

CPD released a warning Monday about two recent home invasions in the Jeffery Manor neighborhood.

Police said the incidents took place at 2 a.m. on July 10 in the 2100-block of East 98th Place and at 5 a.m. Saturday in the 9500-block of South Merrion Avenue.

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Both times, the suspect made physical contact with female residents while they were sleeping, and, when they woke up, made lewd comments before leaving.

Chicago police described the suspect as a 25- to 35-year-old man with a thin build; who is 5-feet, 4-inches tall to 5-feet, 8 inches tall; and who was wearing dark clothing.