A woman was sexually assaulted by a man dressed as a police officer or security guard who pulled her car over using an emergency light on his vehicle just west of Plano Tuesday night, police said today.
The woman, 33, from Sandwich, was attacked about 6:45 p.m. in a field off Griswold Springs Road, about 1/4-mile west of Little Rock Road, according to the Kendall County Sheriff’s office. The area is just west of the border of Plano in Kendall County.
The woman was driving on Griswold Springs Road when a blue Ford Crown Victoria started following her, with a blue-and-red emergency light going on the front of the car, according to a release from the sheriff’s office. The woman stopped her car, and the driver, a man, got out and came up to her car.
The man was wearing a uniform like one worn by police, security guards or firefighters, the woman later told police. As he got to the woman’s car, the man pulled a mask down over his face and pulled out a gun.
The man ordered the woman to get out of her car and walk into a nearby cornfield, police said. The man then hit the woman and sexually assaulted her.
After the attack, the man drove off east on Griswold Springs Road, police said.
The woman called police and was taken to Valley West Hospital in Sandwich for treatment.
The attacker was describe as Hispanic, with a light or tanned complexion, standing about 5-foot-8 and weighing about 180 pounds. He was wearing a blue uniform.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Kendall County investigators at 630-553-7500, extension 1107.