Woman escapes sex assault in Little Village

Two men dragged a woman into a Little Village alley but she was able to escape a sexual assault last night when two other men intervened, police said in a community alert.

The woman was grabbed from behind about 10 p.m. Friday near the 2400 block of South Homan Avenue by two men who carried her into an alley and attempted to sexually assault her, police said.

During the attack, two other men came on the scene and began arguing with the two attackers, allowing the 20-year-old woman to escape, police said.

The community alert described the first attacker as Hispanic, 5 feet 4 inches and 130-140 pounds, with a light complexion. He was wearing a black hooded sweater, blue baggy pants, a half ski mask and black gym shoes.

The second attacker was described as Hispanic, 5 feet 7 inches and 150-160 pounds, with a light complexion, police said. He was wearing a black hooded sweater, black baggy pants, a half ski mask and black gym shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.

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