AÑASCO – A 96-year-old man was beaten by an assailant who broke into his home at about 8:00 on Tuesday night, in the San Antonio Urbanization in Añasco, the police confirmed.
The complainant, whose identity was not revealed by the police, alleged that while he was in the marquee of his residence doing cleaning work, an individual in dark clothes, long pants and a long-sleeved shirt, wearing a black mask and a hat , approached him with a pistol announcing an assault.
The criminal grabbed the man and forcibly took him inside the residence, where he appropriated a container with approximately $ 30 in coins, and then left the place.
The injured man was taken to the Pavía de Añasco Hospital where he received medical treatment for minor lacerations to his arms and mouth.
Agent Pérez from the Robbery Division and agent Troche de Servicios Técnicos from the CIC of Mayagüez investigated the incident.
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