70-year-old man attacked and robbed at Sturgis business


    70-year-old man attacked and robbed at Sturgis business. (WWMT/Courtesy Sturgis Police Department)

    A Sturgis man reported that he was attacked and robbed at a business.

    The 70-year-old man was sent to Sturgis Hospital after being attacked just after 6 a.m. by two men in a business somewhere in the 1200 block of East Chicago Road.

    Sturgis Deputy Police Chief Ryan Banaszak said in a written statement on the incident that, “This crime is particularly heinous when individuals take advantage of and assault an elderly person.”

    The 70-year-old man had injuries to his face and head.

    Sturgis police released surveillance pictures of the suspects and asked that anyone with information call the Sturgis Police Department at 269-659-7260 or St. Joseph County Central Dispatch at 269-467-4195.

    Banaszak also said in a the statement that, “Officers are following up on several leads and are confident they will locate the individuals responsible.”

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