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.