Jogger uses pepper spray to fend off attacker in Busse Woods

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ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL -- Authorities are searching for a suspect after a woman fought off a sexual assault in Busse Woods this weekend.

The woman was jogging around 6:30 p.m. Sunday when she says a man attempted to sexually assault her near Grove #4.

Sketch of suspect
Sketch of suspect

The victim used pepper spray on the suspect and was able to run away and contact police. She was treated for minor injuries at the hospital.

Police describe the suspect as a white male in his early 30s, 6’ – 6’3 tall wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and gray sweat pants.

The investigation is ongoing.

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