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Off-duty Chicago cop, out for a jog, victim of attempted rape: police

Updated: August 29, 2013 6:15PM

An off-duty female Chicago Police officer was the victim of an attempted criminal sexual assault Thursday afternoon on the Northwest Side, authorities said.

The officer fought off her attacker, who was described as a male Hispanic riding a bicycle, said police spokesman Adam Collins.

The officer, who was jogging between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. near Peterson and Pulaski, was taken to a hospital with minor injuries. Officers are searching for the attacker, Collins said.

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