Woman Attacked Near Sawyer and Wrightwood
An attack occurred Sunday, July 29, 2012 around 4pm on Sawyer just south of Wrightwood in the alley between the building located at 2537-39 N. Sawyer and the Church of Jesus Christ and the Latter Day Saints located at 3235 W. Wrightwood Ave. Our source says he has learned from the detective that the attacker struck the victim in the face with a stick, and that she may lose her right eye.
The woman walking alone in the alley when she was attacked and robbed by a lone man. The woman sat bleeding in the alley from contusions on her face for 4 minutes before the police arrived (long after the assailant fled), and more than 6 minutes before the ambulance arrived. This attack happened in broad daylight on a busy weekend while church was in service.
If neighbors in the community know of anything about the incident, please reach out to Alderman Colon
) and ask him to bring more police resources into the neighborhood.