Chicago police investigating Ravenswood sex assault in construction area

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Wednesday, May 19, 2021
CPD investigating sex assault in Ravenswood construction area
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Chicago police are investigating after a woman said she was sexually assaulted in a Ravenswood construction area.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago police are investigating a sexual assault in a construction area on the North Side.

Police said a woman was walking near Lawrence and Ravenswood avenues in the Ravenswood neighborhood on Monday, when a man lured her to a construction site, then assaulted her. He then went east on Lawrence from Ashland Avenue, CPD said.

The victim described the man as about 27, with shoulder-length dreadlocks, about 6-foot-3 and 190 pounds.

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He wore a black paisley bandana as a face mask, a red T-shirt and black pants. He was also carrying a black duffel bag, police said.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Area 3 Detectives at 312-744-8261. Anonymous tips can be submitted to