Police: Bicyclist groping women on West Side

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Chicago Police issued an alert Thursday warning of a man groping women’s buttocks from a bicycle on the West Side.

About 5:35 p.m. June 19, a 22-year-old woman was walking in the 1500 block of North Rockwell when she was approached from behind by a male on bicycle who grabbed her buttocks before riding westbound on North Avenue, according to a community alert from Area North detectives.

Later that day, about 7:15 p.m., a 38-year-old woman was walking in the 2400 block of North Kedzie when she was approached from behind by a man on a silver bicycle, who grabbed her buttocks before riding off.

About 7:30 a.m. Sunday, an 18-year-old girl was walking in the 1400 block of North Homan Avenue when a male walked up behind her and grabbed her buttocks, police said.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male 15-20, 5-foot-5 to 5-foot-10 with a thin build and light complexion.

Anyone with information should call detectives at (312) 744-8200. Anonymous tips can be submitted to TIPSOFT.com.

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