Elderly man robbed in Garden City

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GARDEN CITY, Kansas – Garden City police are investigating a robbery that happened early Tuesday morning. Officers were dispatched to the 600 block on North 13th Street around 1:30 a.m.

The investigation revealed the 83-year-old victim received a knock at his door. When the victim answered the door, three men were standing outside. Police say they were invited into the home by the victim. Once inside, the subjects asked for alcohol and or money. The victim advised he had none. One of the suspects then demanded money from the victim and began searching him. The victim’s wallet was forcefully removed from his person and all three suspects fled the scene on foot.

The victim did not recognize the suspects. He advised one suspect was wearing a mask and one was standing behind the others so he could not see him. He described the person who took the wallet as a white male in his early 20’s wearing a black jacket and tan pants.

This is an ongoing investigation, the Garden City Police Department is requesting assistance from the community, if they have any information related to this incident they should call the Garden City Police Department 620-276-1300, Crime Stoppers 620-275- 7807, or text your tip to Garden City PD, text GCTIP and your tip to Tip411 (847411).

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