Syracuse police are asking for the public's help in solving the assault of a 56-year-old woman.

Police say the victim told them she was walking on Neutral Court when several people came up behind her and struck her on the head and knocked her to the ground. These attackers continued to strike her before fleeing. The victim was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital and is recovering from her injuries. So far, detectives from the Criminal Investigative Division haven't been able to identify the suspects. Anyone with information about this assault is asked to contact Syracuse police at 442-5222.