72-year-old man robbed, assaulted in Cooper-Young while taking out trash

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Published: May. 22, 2023 at 4:40 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A 72-year-old man is recovering after he was assaulted and robbed Monday morning in Cooper-Young.

Memphis police say a man asked the victim for money around 7 a.m. Monday as the 72-year-old was taking out his trash.

That’s when police say the man pistol-whipped him, knocking him unconscious, and stole his wallet.

No suspect information is available at this time.

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