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CHICAGO — Chicago police have issued a community alert after a 63-year-old woman was grabbed and groped on the city’s South Side.

The assault happened just after 8 p.m. Monday in the city’s Armour Square neighborhood.

The woman told police she was walking near 26th and Wentworth, when a heavy-set man grabbed her from behind, pulled her pants down and fondled her.

Police say he then pushed her down and ran away.

He is described as a 45 to 50 years old Hispanic man, about 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-10, and weighs about 250 pounds. He had short black hair, and was wearing camouflage pants and a black jacket.

Anyone with information about the attack is asked to call the Area Central Division at 312-747-8380.