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Woman Fondled While Walking Outside Near DePaul, Police Say

The incident happened early Friday near Sheffield and Fullerton avenues.

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CHICAGO — A man groped a woman as she walked outside early Friday near the DePaul University campus, police said.

At 1:45 a.m., the woman was walking home and was near Sheffield and Fullerton avenues when a man walked up to her from behind and fondled her, according to a Chicago Police community alert. The man ran away, going north.

The man was possibly Asian, in his mid-20s, about 5-foot-10 and had black hair, police said. He wore a gray sweatshirt and black shorts.

Anyone with information about the incident was asked to call police at 312-744-8261.