Police have asked for help locating a man who committed a sexual assault reported Sunday in Gurnee.
The assault occurred between 8 and 9 p.m. Saturday on a wooded walking path south of the intersection of Washington Street and Route 21.
The attacker is described as a man with a "tan" complexion and a medium to heavy build, according to a news release from the Gurnee Police Department Tuesday.
The man is believed to have dark, short hair that is shaved on the sides and a goatee, officials said, and he smelled like smoke at the time of the assault.
He was last seen wearing a dark, hooded sweatshirt made of lightweight material and dark-colored pants, possibly sweatpants.
The sweatshirt had a contrasting color logo on the left side of the chest.
Police are putting together a composite sketch, which they plan to release.
Anyone with information should call Gurnee police at (847) 599- 7000 or reach out to Lake County Crime Stoppers at (847) 662- 2222.
Information could lead to a cash reward.