Police release sketch of suspect in Lakeview assault

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Police have released a sketch of a man suspected in a sexual assault over the weekend in Lakeview.

A 24-year-old woman was sexually assaulted at 4:30 a.m. Sunday in the 400 block of West Belmont.  Police say the man approached her from behind, forced himself into her residence and sexually assaulted.

She was taken to the hospital for treatment.

The suspect is described as an African American in his early 30’s, 6’0  and 180 -190 lbs.  He has a scar running down left cheek.  He was wearing black colored jeans and dark colored long sleeve t-shirt.

Police are also gathering area surveillance footage.

Anyone with any information is asked to call police at (312) 744-8261.

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