Police: Woman sexually assaulted at Falcon Park in Palatine
Palatine police are investigating a reported sexual assault Saturday in which a 19-year-old woman was able to fight off her attacker and was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
Officers received the call to Falcon Park at 2195 N. Hicks Road about 9:20 p.m. The Palatine woman told them she had been sexually assaulted by a man while she was running on the outdoor track there.
Nearby surveillance cameras captured images of the man, described as Hispanic, approximately 35 to 40 years old, 5 feet to 5 feet 2 inches tall and about 140 pounds.
Investigators are asking anyone with information relevant to the case to contact the Palatine Police Department at (847) 359-9000 or Palatine/Inverness Crime Stoppers at (847) 590-7867.
The victim was transported to Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights for treatment and later released.