Attempted sexual assault reported in Lincoln Park

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CHICAGO -- Chicago police are warning Lincoln Park residents and visitors about an attempted sexual assault that happened Monday night.

Police say a 43-year-old woman was exercising along a walking path near 1755 N. Stockton Drive when she was attacked. She says a man hit her with an unknown object and attempted to sexually assault her.

Police say the victim was able to get away and notify police. She was treated for minor injuries at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

The suspect is described as very skinny, about 6 feet tall and between the ages of 20 to 50 years old. He was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and described as having a foul personal body odor. He also spoke in a coarse manner.

If you have any information, please contact police.