Off-duty Forest Preserve officer attacked in Hyde Park

The officer was outside in the 5100 block of South Kimbark Avenue when he was attacked, police said.

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An off-duty Cook County Forest Preserve police officer was attacked Tuesday morning in Hyde Park on the South Side.

The officer, 33, was outside around 3 a.m. in the 5100 block of South Kimbark Avenue when a man got out of a black SUV and attacked him, police said. Following a struggle, the attacker fled the scene, according to police.

The officer suffered minor scraps and refused treatment, police said.

No one was in custody.

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