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Sketch Released Of Suspect In Gurnee Sexual Assault

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Police have released a sketch of a man who sexually assaulted a person on a wooded walking path Sunday night in north suburban Gurnee.

The victim told police the assault occurred between 8 and 9 p.m. outdoors on a walking path south of the intersection of Washington Street and Route 21, according to Gurnee police.

Gurnee Sexual Assault
Gurnee police seek a suspect of this description in connection with a sexual assault reported on a trail. (Gurnee Police)

The gender and age of the victim were not reported, and it was unknown how severely they were injured.

The suspect was described as man with a "tan" complexion and medium build, police said. He had dark short hair shaved on the sides, and a goatee.

The victim reported he smelled of smoke and was "sweaty." He was wearing a dark-colored, hooded sweatshirt made of lightweight material, with a white Under Armor logo on the left breast. He was also wearing dark, possibly sweat pants.

Anyone with information should call police at (847) 599-7000; or Lake County Crime Stoppers at (847) 662-2222.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2017. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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