The offender, who is known to the victim, is described as male, black, about 60-years-old, 6'2" tall, 165 pounds, with a shaved head, and a tattoo of dice on his right shoulder.
Other hammer attacks reported in that area:
1) A DePaul University student was hit in the head with a hammer on the evening of October 16 by an offender who was believed to be in his 20's. That went down about two blocks from last night's incident.
2) Another woman was whacked in the head with a hammer by a complete stranger near Halsted and Diversey two days after Christmas.
Lighter SideOverheard Monday at 5:32PM
DISPATCHER: At Starbucks. Man in the coffee shop yelling, refusing to leave. Male white, 30, 5’6”. Dead animal on his head. WHAT?!? Glasses, scruffy facial hair. Oh, God….What he got a damned baboon? What? Davey Crockett?