Man hit over the head with rocks, robbed in Decatur


DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - A man was hit multiple times in the head with rocks and robbed in Decatur early Wednesday morning.

The victim said he was walking in the area of 500 E. Prairie when he was hit in the back of the head with a rock.

He was then hit on the left side of his face with a rock again and fell to the ground.

A man wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and bandana over his face demanded his wallet and phone.

The victim handed over his phone, but did not have a wallet with him.

The suspect ran away on foot.

The victim went for help and was treated for a broken nose and tooth. He also had to get staples for a laceration to the back of his head.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 423-TIPS, or the detective bureau at 424-2734.

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