CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) - A man charged with breaking into a home in southwest suburban Willowbrook, and sexually assaulting and stabbing a 26-year-old woman, has been ordered held on a $5 million bond.
Londale Madison, 31, is charged with attempted murder, aggravated criminal sexual assault, home invasion and armed robbery, according to the DuPage County state’s attorney’s office.
It’s a huge sigh of relief for the community.
About 1 p.m. Saturday, Madison forced his way into a woman’s home in the 700 block of 73rd Court, beat and stabbed her multiple times, and sexually assaulted her, Willowbrook Police said.
The woman told detectives she was unloading her vehicle in the driveway when a dark brown or blue, older model Nissan Altima pulled up, and a man got out and asked for money. She refused and went inside, but the man went to a side door of the home and knocked, asking to use the phone, police said.
He then broke in and attacked her with “an unknown sharp object,” police said. Madison later took off in the Nissan, which had no front license plate and a sun or wind visor on the roof.
Late Tuesday night, FOX 32 spotted police near the crime scene. Half a dozen officers were walking along the side of the street where the home is located. They appeared to be searching for something, perhaps some type of evidence.
One day after the assault, police released a sketch of the suspect and a description of the suspect’s car.
On Monday, police found a car matching the description and now it appears they may have found the suspect.
Sources told the FOX station in South Bend, Ind. that a man was arrested after he got off the South Shore line early Tuesday.
The victim is still in the hospital, but family told FOX 32 she is doing very well and expected to recover.
“This type of brazen, violent, unprovoked physical and sexual attack, as alleged in this case, is extremely disturbing and will be met with the full force of the law,” State’s attorney Robert Berlin said in a statement.
Madison is being held in the St. Joseph County Jail in South Bend, awaiting extradition to DuPage County. If convicted, he faces up to 120 years in prison.