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Woman Sexually Assaulted By Armed Robbers In Humboldt Park

By Rachel Cromidas in News on Dec 15, 2016 6:00PM

2700 West Crystal Street, via Google street view.

Armed robbers held up and sexually assaulted a 23-year-old woman in Humboldt Park early Wednesday morning, according to police.

The woman was allegedly sitting in her car with a 30-year-old man in the 2700 block of Crystal Street, just east of Humboldt Park, when four armed robbers approached them just before 4 a.m. and held them up at gunpoint. Two of the men then sexually assaulted the woman at gunpoint, according to police, attempted to force her into their car, a blue/gray four-door sedan, and then shoved her to the ground and fled in the car.

One man was described as black, 18 or 19 years old, 115 lbs, with a "baby face," wearing a black jacket, grey sweater, dark jeans, and tightened hooded sweatshirt; the second was black, 15 or 16 years old, 5'07" 100 lbs, with a "baby face" and short shaved
hair, wearing a black jacket, beige pants, and black dress shoes "similar to a school uniform," police say. Two other men were black and around 18 years old or older.