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.
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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.