Police issued a community alert for businesses operating in the 12th District. On November 23, 2013, at 10:15pm, a man was caught on surveillance video in a business in the 2100 block of south Lumber watching the victim in a bathroom.
The victim exited the bathroom and was grabbed by the offender and dragged into a stairwell. The victim was able to get away and notify police.
The man, called a “Peeping Tom” by police, is described as a black man between the ages of 25 and 35. He is between 5 feet 10 inches and 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs between 140 and 160 pounds, said police.
Anyone with information about the attack should call the Area Central Bureau of Detectives at (312) 747-8380.