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Man assaulted, robbed while working on house

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From Staff Reports

Sunday, April 14, 2019

A 65-year-old man was assaulted with a brick Tuesday and them threatened with a knife before being robbed.

The victim was reportedly working at a residence on the 100 block of the Atlantic Avenue and had left the door open to provide ventilation. A black man roughly 6-feet tall with a slim build reportedly entered the residence, struck the victim with a brick and demanded cash. The suspect then pulled a knife and threatened the victim before stealing his wallet containing a substantial amount of cash. The suspect fled the scene reportedly wearing a blue jacket with white stripes and dark pants.

The victim drove himself to the hospital where he was treated for his injuries.

Anyone with additional information about this case or any crimes in the area is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111 or crimestoppers@rockymountnc.gov

Tips also can be texted to police at 274637 by beginning messages with RMPOL to direct the tip to the Rocky Mount Police Department and type up to 155 characters about the information.

Police also investigated the following incidents this week:

ASSAULT

900 block of Williford Street.

1000 block of Proctor Street.

1400 block of Victory Avenue.

200 block of Rose Street.

100 block of West Grand Avenue.

COMMERCIAL BREAK-IN

300 block of Rouse Road.

COUNTERFEITING

100 block of Atlantic Avenue.

3900 block of Bishop Road.

DEATH BY MOTOR VEHICLE

500 block of West Raleigh Boulevard.

FRAUD

4600 block of Hackney Road.

100 block of Clifton Road.

1100 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard.

800 block of North Fairview Road.

HIT-AND-RUN

100 block of West Goldleaf Street.

1000 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard.

300 block of East Raleigh Boulevard.

1000 block of Shepard Drive.

200 block of East Grand Avenue.

800 block of East Virginia Street.

LARCENY

3600 block of Sunset Avenue.

1700 block of Beverly Road.

700 block of Sutters Creek Boulevard.

1300 block of Mcduffers Road.

1000 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard.

600 block of Paul Street.

300 block of Ridge Street.

1500 block of Burton Street.

700 block of Beal Street.

1000 block of Benvenue Road.

1500 block of Benvenue Road.

400 block of East Virginia Street.

1700 block of Windsor Drive.

1400 block of Branch Street.

1100 block of East Raleigh Boulevard.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT

600 block of Cokey Road.

1600 block of Blaire Street.

PROPERTY DAMAGE

1500 block of Benvenue Road.

2400 block of Meadowbrook Road.

100 block of Marigold Street.

2300 block of Meadowbrook Road.

700 block of East Raleigh Boulevard.

1100 block of Clark Street.

RESIDENTIAL BREAK-IN

800 block of Shearin Street.

400 block of North Mercer Street.

1200 block of Parham Street.

600 block of Colby Court.

1900 block of Vernon Road.

ROBBERY

100 block of Atlantic Avenue.

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