A woman was hospitalized Monday morning after being thrown from the hood of a car that she jumped onto after one of its occupants robbed her, police said.
Police said that at about 11:10 a.m., the victim was involved in an "altercation" with two men in the 300 block of N. Gay St., near the Old Town Mall. One of the men grabbed her money and climbed into a car. The woman jumped on the hood of the car, an apparent attempt to stop the vehicle, and the driver "stopped short," causing her to fall off of the car, police said.
The woman, who was age and name were not disclosed, was taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, police said.