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Tattooed Attacker Raped, Robbed Victim In Chatham

The attack happened early Monday in the 8700 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue.

A man raped someone in the 8700 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue, police said.
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CHICAGO — A man with a tattooed chest raped and robbed a woman or girl early Monday in Chatham.

At 3:30 a.m., the victim was walking in the 8700 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue when the man grabbed her from behind, police said. The man pulled her into a vacant building, restrained her and raped her.

After the attack, the man robbed the victim, police said.

The man was described as black, about 47 years old, 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-8 and of a heavy build, police said. Either “LIFE” or “LIVE” was tattooed on his chest and he wore a black and red jacket, blue jeans, blue underwear and black and red shoes.

Anyone with information about the attack was asked to call police at 312-747-8271.