Armed robbery and assault reported Sunday

Published 12:04 am Monday, August 6, 2012

NATCHEZ — The Natchez Police Department is investigating a Sunday armed robbery and assault on North Union Street.

According to reports at the Natchez Police Department, the victim of the robbery was asleep on the couch at 1023 N. Union St. when three unknown males with their faces covered entered the residence through the front door, one reportedly wielding a gun and another carrying a knife.

The report states that the victim told police the men grabbed him and began to strike him in the head and face with a hard object, likely a gun, and demand money.

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The victim told police he led the attackers to a bedroom and gave them a sum of cash because he was afraid he would be further harmed, the report states.

After taking the money the attackers reportedly left the residence, fleeing out the front door.

The victim was treated at Natchez Regional Medical Center for the wounds received during the attack.