CHICAGO (SUN TIMES MEDIA WIRE) - A man posing as a ride-hailing driver sexually assaulted a female passenger early Sunday in the North Side Lake View neighborhood.
The 21-year-old woman ordered a ride about 2 a.m. in the near 3400 North Halsted and was picked up by a man posing as a driver, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
After she was dropped off, the man lured her back into his car by telling her she forgot something, police said. The man then drove off and sexually assaulted her in the backseat of the vehicle.
The suspect was described as a 40 to 45-year-old man, weighing 300 pounds, with a tan complexion, round face, white stubbly beard, bushy black eyebrows, and short black hair, police said. He wore a back windbreaker and spoke with a heavy accent.
He drove an older beige and tan or white four-door vehicle, possibly a Toyota Camry or Corolla, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Area North detectives at (312) 744-8261.