Woman stabs man attempting to sexually assault her, police say

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 35-year-old woman stabbed a man who was trying to sexually assault her Friday afternoon in Chicago's Austin neighborhood, the Chicago Police Department said.

Police said at around 4:10 p.m., the 30-year-old man was attempting to sexually assault the woman when she took out a weapon and stabbed him in the forehead.

The attack happened in the 1000-block of North Lawler Avenue, police said.

The man was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition. He was in police custody Friday evening.
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