Man charged with attacking 6 women in Southwest Chicago suburbs

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PARK FOREST, Ill. — A man from Steger is charged with attacking six women in the Southwest suburbs.

A judge set bond for Monroe Akins, 37, at $750,000 dollars Saturday.

The attacks  happened in Park Forest and Richton Park, between March and June.

In each incident, police say Akins approached the women while they were walking alone and touched them sexually.

The victims identified Akins in a lineup.

He’s charged with sexual abuse, and is due back in court on Tuesday.