Officers Investigate Robbery of Elderly Man

by Erika Brooks on December 3, 2013 at 9:15 am

An elderly man was robbed Tuesday afternoon in Coshocton County.

According to the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office, at around 3 p.m., the office received a 911 call in reference to a male subject being robbed in the 800 block of Walnut Street. Upon arrival, deputies found that a 72-year-old male had been assaulted and robbed as he exited his vehicle at the rear of his home.

The victim was transported by EMS to the Coshocton County Memorial Hospital for treatment of his injuries. The suspect fled on foot from the scene and was described as a thin white male approximately 5′ 10”.

Anyone with information regarding this assault and robbery are urged to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 740-622-2411. The incident remains under investigation at this time.