Police say they are questioning a man in connection to a Monday sexual assault of a 3-year-old girl in the restroom of a North Loop restaurant.
Detectives arrested a person of interest about 1 a.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of North Dearborn, about a block away from the reported sexual assault, according to a Chicago police spokeswoman.
Charges have not been filed.
Overnight, detectives have taken a person of interest into custody for questioning in connection with a criminal sexual assault of a three-year-old girl at a River North restaurant. Updates will follow as detectives continue their investigation. pic.twitter.com/jqNeBKLaDE— Anthony Guglielmi (@AJGuglielmi) February 19, 2020
On Tuesday, police released images of a suspect who allegedly pulled the toddler into a restroom in the 600 block of North Clark Street about 8:20 a.m. Monday and touched her inappropriately, police said.
She was taken to Lurie Children’s Hospital for treatment, police said.
The suspect was wearing a blue hat, black jacket, tan pants, white gym shoes and was carrying a white bag.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Special Investigations Unit at 312-492-3810.