VIDEO: Senior Citizen Violently Mugged In Boystown On Easter Sunday

Chicago police have released surveillance video that shows an elderly Boystown resident being mugged as she exits an elevator in her building on Easter morning.

The woman was attacked shortly before 9AM Sunday as she stepped off an elevator in a residential building that serves senior citizens in the 3600 block of N. Pine Grove. She was on her way to catch a bus.

Our full report on the attack is available HERE.

Anyone with information on the attack or the attacker is asked to call Area North detectives at 312.744.8263. Refer to case number HZ202830.

He is described as a light-complected black or Hispanic male who stands about 6-feet tall and weighs about 200 pounds. He was wearing a black skull cap and a turquoise fleece zip-up jacket.

Video: Chicago Police Department

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