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Woman sexually assaulted at Palatine park

The woman was running on an outdoor track at the Falcon Park Recreation Center at 2195 N. Hicks Road when the incident happened.

Police are looking for a suspect wanted for sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman in Palatine on July 13, 2019.
Police are looking for a suspect wanted for sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman in Palatine on July 13, 2019.
Palatine police

A 19-year-old woman was sexually assaulted Saturday at a park in northwest suburban Palatine.

The woman was running on an outdoor track about 9:20 p.m. at the Falcon Park Recreation Center, 2195 N. Hicks Road, when a man assaulted her, according to a statement from Palatine police. She was able to fight the suspect off and he rode away on a black bicycle.

The victim was taken to Northwest Community Hospital, where she was treated for non-life threatening injuries, police said.

The suspect is described as a man between the ages 35 and 40, between 5 feet and 5-foot-2 and weighing 140 pounds, according to police.

Authorities released photos of the suspect and are asking anyone with information to contact the Palatine Police Department at 847-359-9000 or Palatine/Inverness Crime Stoppers at 847-590-7867.

Police are looking for a suspect wanted for sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman in Palatine on July 13, 2019.
Police are looking for a suspect wanted for sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman in Palatine on July 13, 2019.
Palatine police