By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

By Mary Chappell

CHICAGO (CBS) — A group attacked a store employee and stole merchandise from a store in Hyde Park Tuesday night, police said.

The group of three women entered a store on the 1500 block of East 55th Street at about 9:45 p.m. and took several items before fleeing on foot, authorities said. One of the offenders punched an employee, a woman, in the face during the incident. The employee refused medical treatment.

Nobody is in custody as Area One detectives investigate.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff