Police investigating robbery of man, 71, in Gary residence

2013-08-28T00:05:00Z 2013-09-20T22:30:14Z Police investigating robbery of man, 71, in Gary residenceSteven Ross Johnson Times Correspondent nwitimes.com
August 28, 2013 12:05 am  • 

GARY | A 71-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint as he entered his residence in the 9200 block of East 6th Avenue Monday, police said.

Police said the man was coming back to his home about 1:19 p.m. when he was approached by a male suspect who asked for money.

When the victim said he didn’t have any money, the suspect reportedly left the scene only to reappear inside the victim’s residence holding a gun, police said.

The suspect took the victim’s wallet and fled, police said.

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