58-year-old woman beaten by group of men in Hampton

Posted at 2:52 PM, Jun 03, 2014
and last updated 2014-06-03 14:52:57-04

Hampton, Va. – Hampton police are asking for help after a 58-year-old woman was beaten by a group of men Monday night.

Police say the attack happened around 8:07pm at the intersection of Victoria Boulevard and Courtland Drive.

When officers arrived they found the woman, who said she had been sitting on the curb on the south side of Victoria Blvd. when 4-5 African American juveniles approached her from behind and began to beat her.

The group fled in different directions after knocking her to the ground.

The woman was treated at the scene for non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information that will assist police is encouraged to contact the Hampton Police Division at 727-6111 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Tipsters can also send an anonymous tip via text message to the Crime Line by texting “HAMPTONPDTIPS plus your tip” to 274637 (CRIMES).

Crime Line callers remain anonymous and never appear in court. If a Crime Line call results in an arrest, the caller is eligible for a reward up to $1,000.00.