SHILOH, Il (KMOV.com) – The Shiloh Police Department has charged a man for assaulting an elderly man Monday.
Authorities say the victim reported walking down 4100 block of Old School House Court in the early morning when he was approached by the suspect and punched in the face.
The assailant then fled into a residence in the 4000 block of Old School House Court.
The victim took himself to the hospital and was later released.
Police took Changa Bakar, of Shiloh, into custody and Thursday charged him with aggravated battery against a victim older than 60.
Bond is set at $20,000.