Police: Woman sexually assaulted at Falcon Park in Palatine

  • A surveillance camera captured this image of an unidentified man who is considered a suspect in the sexual assault of a woman at Falcon Park in Palatine Saturday evening.

    A surveillance camera captured this image of an unidentified man who is considered a suspect in the sexual assault of a woman at Falcon Park in Palatine Saturday evening. Courtesy of Palatine Police Department

  • A surveillance camera captured this image of an unidentified man who is considered a suspect in the sexual assault of a woman at Falcon Park in Palatine Saturday evening.

    A surveillance camera captured this image of an unidentified man who is considered a suspect in the sexual assault of a woman at Falcon Park in Palatine Saturday evening. Courtesy of Palatine Police Department

 
 
Updated 7/15/2019 3:32 PM

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.

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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.

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