Police: Man attempted to assault woman at Lincoln Square store

SUN-TIMES MEDIA WIRE - Police are investigating the attempted assault of a 26-year-old woman Thursday afternoon while she was working at a Lincoln Square perfume store on the Northwest Side.

At 2:52 p.m., the woman was behind the counter of Palette Fragrances, 4819 N. Western Ave., when an unknown male chased her from behind the counter, according to Chicago Police and a surveillance video released by the store. Fearing a confrontation, the woman ran out of the store while the male continued to chase her.

She avoided the suspect, who then ran off in an unknown direction, police said. The woman did not suffer any injuries.

No one is in custody, and Area North detectives are investigating the incident.

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