About This Crime
On October 3, 2011 at 8:09 PM, a 17-year-old male victim was approached by an unknown male offender in the 1800 block of South Wood St., who engaged him in conversation. The victim ignored the offender and kept walking. The offender followed the victim, produced a knife, and demanded the victim follow him to a secluded area in the 1600 block of South Damen. Again, the offender made advances at the victim and touched him over his clothes. The victim was able to escape and call for help as the offender became distracted. The offender was last seen running northbound on Damen.
About The Offender
. Male Hispanic, 30-35 years of age
. 5’03”, 225 lbs, brown hair, green eyes
. Last seen wearing a light brown sweater, blue jeans
. Speaks broken English with a Mexican accent and smokes Marlboro cigarettes
What You Can Do
. Make other residents in your area aware of this incident.
. Be alert and aware of your surroundings
. Stay in well lit areas
. If possible, don’t walk alone
. If you notice any suspicious activity, call 911 immediately