UPDATED: 5/3/2013 – 5:12 p.m.
CHICAGO (CBS) — A 60-year-old woman is in the hospital after being assaulted while walking down the street in the Old Irving Park neighborhood.
The attack happened just before 11:30 p.m. on Thursday on West Eddy, near North Kedvale Avenue.
Police say a man approached from behind her, shoved her to the ground and tried unsuccessfully to snatch her purse.
When she resisted, he hit her several times and then fled.