CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was arrested and hospitalized Monday afternoon after hitting a woman on a Hyde Park sidewalk.
Police said at 5:30 p.m., the man – age unknown – was in a quarrel with another man, 62, in the 1600 block of East 53rd street.READ MORE: Woman Injured In Crash On DuSable Lake Shore Drive, Good Samaritans Help Her Escape Burning Car
The assailant then left the quarrel and hit a 69-year-old woman on the sidewalk in the hip and hand, police said.READ MORE: Board President Toni Preckwinkle Marks 11,000 COVID Death In Cook County
The attacker was taken into custody and taken to a nearby hospital for a mental health evaluation, police said.MORE NEWS: Woman In Serious Condition After House Fire In Portage Park
The woman he hit was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center for hip soreness and a laceration to her left hand. She was in good condition.