MAN ARRESTED IN FOREST PRESERVE
CRIMINAL SEXUAL ASSAULT
Friday, October 10, 2014
—Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today the arrest of a 30-year-old man in connection with the criminal sexual assault of a teenager at a Forest Preserve area near Forest Park.
Kevin Tillman, of the 4900 block of Adams in Chicago, has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual assault, a class X felony, and unlawful restraint. He is scheduled to appear in bond court today at the Maywood Courthouse.
At approximately 11:45 p.m. on Oct. 3, the victim was walking alone on westbound Madison Street when the offender forced her into a nearby Forest Preserve area and sexually assaulted her.
According to the Sheriff’s Police investigation, the offender followed the victim that night from the Forest Park train station. The victim had returned from a school event.
During their investigation, Sheriff’s Police detectives identified Tillman as the offender.
Sheriff Dart reminds the public that the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty by the government in a court of law.