Chicago: Superman tattoos lead to arrest for sexual assault in 2021 Loop, prosecutors say


CHICAGO — Unique tattoos, extensive video footage, and tenacious work by Chicago police detectives led to a man accused of attacking and sexually abusing a woman nearly two years ago when she returned home on a loop. criminal charges were filed.

Leslie Borden, 31, was held Sunday by Judge Mariam Ahmad in lieu of $300,000 bail. He must present 10% of his bail to be released on electronic surveillance.

According to prosecutor Erica Burns, on May 21, 2021, around 1:00 a.m., a woman was walking from a nearby friend’s house to her apartment when a surveillance camera followed her about 100 feet. I got the footage.

Leslie Borden | Cook County Sheriff’s Office.multiplot

As she prepared to enter her building on the 600 block in South Plymouth, the man closed the distance, punched her in the back of the head, grabbed her by the arm and dragged her to a secluded spot in a nearby alleyway, Burns said. Stated.

Burns went on to say that the woman straddled the ground, lifted her dress, and touched her private area as she screamed for help and tried to lower her dress. covered by hand.

But when a car drove by and he got scared, he ran away, Burns said. The woman chased him to the Harrison Red Line station for a while, calling for help from a passing car.

While reviewing security footage from CTA and other cameras, Chicago police discovered a unique tattoo on the attacker, Barnes said. Detectives identified Bowden through a law enforcement database by performing a two-letter tattoo on the inside of Superman’s shield.

Mr Burns said police had tried to arrest him several times, but he was finally arrested a few days ago. He has been charged with criminal sexual abuse.

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