CHICAGO (TOC) — A person allegedly tried to sexually assault a USPS mail service earlier than stealing her postal truck Saturday morning in Chicago’s Little Village Neighborhood, based on Chicago police.
Police have launched a nonetheless photograph captured by surveillance cameras inside a fuel station’s comfort retailer moments earlier than the assault. They’re hoping it would assist them find this man who USPS is asking “armed and harmful.”
The 28-year-old feminine postal employee was moving into her postal car within the 2800 block of South Pulaski Highway are 9:15 a.m. when she discovered a person hiding inside, police stated.
CPD issued a group alert that stated the suspect “pulled her by the hair and directed her to drive to a close-by car parking zone…then informed her to maneuver to the again of the van and take away her clothes.”
As she tried to flee by the again of the van, the suspect beat her and eliminated a few of her clothes, police stated.
After a wrestle, the sufferer ultimately managed to flee with the suspect then drove off in her postal car, police stated.
“We noticed lots of squad automobiles racing southbound says this girl who was establishing for a yard sale not a half a block away from the fuel station,” stated Little Village resident Nora Favela.
The deserted truck was discovered a short while later within the 4500 block of West Marquette Highway in West Garden.
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The sufferer was transported to St. Anthony Hospital for non-life-threatening accidents and has been launched, based on USPS.
The alert stated the suspect has a number of arm and chest tattoos and a tattoo on the aspect of his head.
Chicago police launched a surveillance picture of man needed for making an attempt to sexually assault a USPS letter service Saturday in Little Village.
In the meantime, a second car, which was additionally deserted outdoors the fuel station the place the assault happened, could also be part of the investigation.
Police had been unable to say whether or not it belongs to the assailant. Nonetheless, the shop supervisor stated it was left operating for a number of hours and by no means claimed, so it was towed away late Saturday afternoon.
“I got here out round 10 o’clock and I simply noticed a bunch police automobiles, and tape round they usually had been trying inside a automotive,” stated fellow Little Village resident, Sam.
Each CPD and USPS are asking for the general public’s assistance on this. If you happen to acknowledge the person, police are asking you to not confront him and name detectives.
The postal service is now providing a reward of as much as $50,000 to anybody who comes ahead with data that results in an arrest and conviction.
Anybody with data is urged to name the U.S. Postal Inspection Service hotline at 877-876-2455.
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