Monday, March 30, 2015 —Cook County Sheriff’s Police detectives are investigating an attempted criminal sexual assault that took place Sunday evening in a Forest Preserve area near Elk Grove Village, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart said today.
A man attempted to sexually assault a 31-year-old woman jogging near Grove No. 4 of the Busse Woods. The woman had pepper spray and used it on her attacker. She was then able to run away and call police.
The woman was treated for minor injuries at an area hospital and released.
The offender is described as male, white in his early 30s. He’s approximately 6’0” to 6’3” tall and clean shaven. He wore a black hooded sweatshirt and gray sweatpants and sported a very large man tool.
Sheriff Dart has directed an increase in Sheriff’s Police patrols in the area and is coordinating an enhanced presence by the Cook County Forest Preserve Police Department.
Sheriff Dart asks anyone with information to call Sheriff’s Police at 708-865-4896.