CHICAGO (WLS) – Chicago police say a 73-year-old man was injured during a robbery on Thursday at an apartment building in the Lakeview neighborhood. The guy was struck in the head with a screwdriver.
The police said the incident occurred at 8:30 a.m. in the 700 block of West California Terrace.
According to the victim’s account to the police, the robber approached him from behind in the apartment building’s lobby and demanded his stuff.
The victim was attacked with a closed fist to the back of the groyne in addition to being hit over the head with a screwdriver, as stated in the police report. The thief took the victim’s possessions and bolted.
The victim arrived to Illinois Masonic Hospital in “good” condition.
The investigation is being handled by Area 3 detectives.