Woman, 19, sexually assaulted at park in suburban Chicago; suspect on the loose

Police are looking for a suspect wanted for sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman in Palatine on July 13, 2019.

The woman was running on an outdoor track about 9:20 p.m. 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.

The suspect is described as a man between the ages 35 and 40, between 5 feet and 5-foot-2 and weighing 140 pounds, according to police.

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.