CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was beaten and robbed overnight in the Loop.
Police said a 54-year-old man was on Lake Street between Michigan and Wabash avenues around 12:30 a.m., when two men came up to him, punched him in the face, and knocked him over.READ MORE: Benet Academy Decides To Hire Amanda Kammes As Lacrosse Coach After Rescinding Job Offer Because She Is Married To A Woman
One of the attackers then hit him in the back of the head with an unknown object, and the other attacker stole his bookbag and cell phone.READ MORE: Boy, 15, Shot And Killed In West Chatham
The victim suffered a cut to his head, and swelling to his face, but is expected to recover.
No one was in custody Tuesday morning. Area Three detectives were investigating.MORE NEWS: Fire Damages Bronzeville Home Where Bo Diddley Lived As A Youngster