Local Police Reports

Park Forest Police Make Arrest In Connection With Attacks On Women

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Park Forest Police Chief Clifford Butz told village board members and members of the public in attendance at this Saturday’s Rules Meeting, "after months and hundreds of detective man hours," an arrest has been made in connection with incidents of a male subject groping women in town and surrounding areas.

In one instance, a woman reported being robbed at knife-point.

The suspect is a 37-year-old Steger man who moved recently from Richton Park, according to police.

Park Forest Police plan to hold a press conference on Monday to share details on the investigation and arrest with the public.