WHEATON (CBS) — An elderly man was robbed and beaten when two men broke into his home and robbed him.
The attacked happened Tuesday around 7:45 a.m. near the corner of Prairie and Leonard in Wheaton, CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Spotty Showers Sunday Night, Monday
Police say the 86-year-old man was awoken by two men at the front door.
When he answered, the suspects broke in, ransacked the home, beat him and ran off with an undisclosed amount of cash.READ MORE: On One-Year Anniversary Of Botched Smokestack Demolition, Little Village Community Leaders Call For Jobs, Better Environmental Protection
The offenders ran to a black Jeep Cherokee with tinted windows and fled, police said.
The victim remains in the hosptial in intensive care, but is expected to recover.MORE NEWS: Areas Teeming With Restaurants, Bars Are In Balancing Act Between High COVID-19 Vaccination Rates And Rising Case Numbers
Police are hoping somebody in the neighborhood has security video of the attack.