East Van mugger clubbed 4 women: police
At least one more woman was attacked in a series of extremely violent purse snatchings near a SkyTrain station in East Vancouver last weekend, police say.
That brings to four the number of women clubbed over the head with a piece of metal over the weekend, starting Friday night. The last attack police know of was on Monday.
Police saidthe attacker seems tobe targeting Asian women.
Three of the attacks happenedwithin two blocks of the 29th Avenue SkyTrain station, while the most recently reportedcase, whichtook place Friday,happened near the Nanaimo Street station.
One 55-year-old victim remains in hospital with serious head injuries. She had been hit three times and has undergone major surgery.
No arrest has been made yet.
Police don't have much of a description, only that the suspect is of average height, between 25 and 30 years old and was wearing a black jacket and dark pants.