Alexandra Clarke Raped Near Chicago Bus Stop in Middle of Day

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A young woman who was waiting for a bus in Chicago was shocked when a man approached her and forced her to follow him into an alley, where he proceeded to rape her.

Alexandra Clarke, 22, said she was raped last month as she waited at a busy intersection.

Clarke was listening to music with her headphones in when a man sat by her at around 2 p.m.

"He was sitting there for about 30 seconds to a minute. And all of a sudden he grabbed my throat, he said, 'You are going to take a walk with me,'" she said.

After he grabbed her by the throat, he threatened to kill her before he drug her to a nearby alley. He then sexually assaulted her on a stairwell.

Once he was done, he stole her wallet and ran off.

"I was compliant," she said. "I didn't scream, I didn't yell, I didn't try to run, I didn't think of any of that."

"I was mostly in shock that it was not only happening, but it was happening at 2 on a busy street."

Clarke took herself to a nearby hospital after the attack and called her mother. 

Her family and friends have raised $5,000 to reward anyone who could lead them to the arrest and conviction of the man. 

Clarke believes strongly that he is a repeat offender.

"The fact that he has confidence to do that in the middle of day, he has clearly done it before," she said.

Sources: ABC, Daily Mail