Police release video of man wanted in Ukrainian Village sex assault

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SUN-TIMES MEDIA WIRE - A woman was attacked and sexually assaulted Friday morning in the Ukrainian Village neighborhood on the North Side.

She was standing at a bus stop about 6:20 a.m. in the 2200 block of West Chicago Avenue when a man approached her, punched her in the face and took her cellphone, Chicago Police said.

He then pulled her into a gangway across the street and sexually assaulted her, police said.

The attacker was described as an African-American man, between 20 and 30 years old, with a dark complexion, about 5-foot-10 with short or shaved hair, police said. He wore black clothing and ran away west on Chicago Avenue after the assault.

Police released video of a suspect in the case on Thursday that was captured by surveillance inside a gas station store.

Anyone with information was asked to call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.