Rocky Mount police are searching for three men suspected of attempting to rob a man early Thursday morning.
A 65-year-old man told police he was walking around 1:30 a.m. on the 600 block of Nelson Street when he was approached by three men. According to police reports, the men threatened the victim with a handgun and demanded money, but when the victim did not comply, the suspects hit him in the head with the gun and fled the scene. The victim was treated and released from Nash General Hospital.
The suspects are described as three black men between the ages of 18 and 21. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 977-1111 or firstname.lastname@example.org.