Palatine Police

Rape Suspect Sought In Palatine

July 15, 2019 - 7:02 pm

(WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Police are looking for a suspect wanted for sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman in Palatine over the weekend.

The woman was running on an outdoor track about 9:20 p.m. Saturday at the Falcon Park Recreation Center, 2195 N. Hicks Road, when a man assaulted her, according to a statement from Palatine police. She was able to fight the suspect off and he rode away on a black bicycle.

The victim was taken to Northwest Community Hospital, where she was treated for non-life threatening injuries, police said.

Authorities released photos of the suspect and are asking anyone with information to contact the Palatine Police Department at 847-359-9000 or Palatine/Inverness Crime Stoppers at 847-590-7867.

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