Logan Square assault victim speaks out; 2 other women attacked over past month, police say

Logan Square assault victim speaks out; 2 other women attacked over past month, police say

CHICAGO (TOC) — Chicago police have issued a warning after three ladies have been attacked within the metropolis’s Logan Sq. neighborhood in lower than a month, all inside blocks of one another.

Rebecca, who ABC7 is figuring out solely by her first title and hiding her identification to guard her, stated on Might 5, she ran to the nook retailer and when she got here again into her complicated, a person got here in behind her.

“I went to the nook retailer and this man got here behind me,” she stated. “I did not actually assume something about it. He simply got here proper behind me into the constructing after which proceeded to do what he did.”

She stated the suspect slammed her head towards the wall and sexually assaulted her. Nonetheless shaken from the assault, Rebecca wished to share her story to assist different ladies like her.

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“If I might give anyone a warning it’s simply to be extra conscious of what’s going on round you as a result of I simply did not even give it some thought,” she stated.

The newest assault occurred at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday.

Police stated the suspect approached a 36-year-old girl from behind within the 2000-block of North Humboldt Boulevard as she entered her constructing, grabbed her and pulled a black bag over her head.

The girl was capable of drop to the bottom and scream, inflicting the suspect to run east down the north alley of Armitage Avenue towards Richmond Avenue.

The suspect was sporting a vest just like an Amazon vest, police stated.

An analogous assault occurred on April 11 in the identical space.

The suspect entered a constructing within the 2000-block of North Humboldt, knocked on the door of a 36-year-old girl’s residence and requested a few specific tenant within the constructing. As he talked to her, he tried to enter the house, police stated.

When he wasn’t capable of get in, he pepper sprayed her earlier than operating away. He was sporting an Amazon vest, police stated.

In all three incidents, the person is described as sporting darkish clothes, and presumably a uniform just like a bundle supply employee or a building vest. Nobody is presently in custody.

Two of the assault occurred in Alderman Scott Waguespack’s thirty second Ward. He stated now could be the time for everybody to remain vigilant.

“That is the place everyone must step as much as present they’re defending their neighbor, their neighborhood, their group,” Alderman Waguespack stated. “When we’ve got this unprecedented crime throughout the nation, we have to all step up and work collectively.”

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