Police warn of attacks on teen girls in Park Forest

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Police in Park Forest have issued a community alert after several teenaged girls were harassed by a man carrying a knife.

Four incidents have been reported, and police say the same man may be responsible for the attacks.

Each girl was walking alone at the time.

The most recent incident happened when a 13-year-old girl was walking to Forest Trail Middle School.

Police say some of the victims were groped, robbed or threatened with a knife.

In the most recent incident, the offender was described a Black male, 5’8”, with a medium build. The man was wearing a dark colored ski mask over his face, dark sunglasses, a gray zip-up hoodie, blue sweatpants that appeared to be dirty and white gym shoes, police said.

Anyone with any information is asked to call 708-748-1309.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s