CHICAGO (CBS)- A 48-year-old was attacked in Printers Row Saturday night.

According to Chicago police, the victim was battered by the offender in the 500 block of South LaSalle Street around 8:45 p.m.

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Police said the victim was struck on the head and body with a metal rod, causing lacerations and bleeding.

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The victim was transported to Cook County Hospital where his condition was stabilized.

The offender fled the scene. No arrests have been made.

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Area Central detectives are investigating.