WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE - CTA TRAIN RAPISTPolice have released surveillance images of a man who robbed and sexually assaulted a 26-year-old woman at knife-point last Friday while she was riding the CTA Red Line on the South Side.
About 4:55 a.m. the woman was riding southbound on a vacant Red Line between Roosevelt Road and 79th Street when she was sexually assaulted and robbed by a man armed with a knife, a Community Alert from police said.
The attacker fled at the 87th Street station, the alert said.
A community alert describes the suspect as a black man, between 20 and 25 years of age, with a slim build and a dark complexion. He was wearing a black hooded jacket and black clothing. He was armed with a black-handled knife with a long blade, police said.