CPD: Woman sexually assaulted following theft on Randolph Street

(Published July 9, 2019)

By Jesse Wright

A woman had her phone snatched and was sexually assaulted on Randolph Street between 3 and 3:40 a.m. July 9.

According to Chicago police, a 27-year-old female was waiting at a Red Line platform at State and Lake when an unknown black male took her phone and started running. 

She chased him into the street and eventually to the 100 block of East Randolph, at which point the offender sexually assaulted the victim, police said. The offender fled the scene.

No one is in custody, police said. The victim was transported to Northwestern in stable condition. Area Central detectives are investigating.

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