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Maywood man charged in sex assault, attempted abduction

Shawn M. Stubblefield 28

Shawn M. Stubblefield, 28

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Updated: January 8, 2013 6:28AM



A Maywood man was charged with sexually assaulting a Chicago girl and attempting to abduct at least two Oak Park teen students, officials said.

Shawn M. Stubblefield, 28, was charged with two counts of kidnapping, one count of criminal sexual assault and one count of aggravated criminal sexual assault in connection with the alleged assault of the Chicago girl Monday in the 400 block of North Parkside.

Stubblefield was charged with one count of kidnapping and one count of child abduction in the Oak Park incidents. It was unclear whether the charges were for one or both incidents.

On Tuesday afternoon, an Oak Park River Forest High School student was followed as she walked home south on Ridgeland Avenue, District 200 spokeswomen Karin Sullivan said. When she noticed the man, the girl ran to Julian Middle School, where a staff member at the door noticed she was being followed and called police.

It was unclear whether Stubblefield was attempting to abduct that girl.

About 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, a 16-year-old student walking in the 100 block of South Taylor Avenue to classes at the high school was grabbed around the neck by a man who tried to pull her, police said. She screamed and bit the man’s finger, police reported.

In the third reported incident, a 13-year-old Brooks Middle School girl was walking to school in the 700 block of South Home Avenue about 8:40 a.m. when she was grabbed from behind by a man who placed his hand over her mouth, police said. The girl screamed and was able to break free and run to a passing motorist, who immediately called police.



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