Police: Young female jogger sexually assaulted near Joliet

SHARE Police: Young female jogger sexually assaulted near Joliet

Police released a sketch of a man suspected of sexually assaulting a female jogger Sunday morning near Joliet. | Illinois State Police

Police are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a young female jogger Sunday morning near southwest suburban Joliet.

The assault happened about 10:30 a.m. along the Illinois & Michigan Canal Bike Path, south of I-80 near Larkin Avenue, according to Illinois State Police.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic man in his late 20s or early 30s, between 5-foot-8 and 5-foot-10 with black hair and a heavy accent, police said. He was wearing dark sweatpants, white t-shirt and long-sleeved orange shirt.

Anyone with information should call police at (847) 722-2865.

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