Man assaulted in early morning robbery

The Nelson Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying three men who were involved in a robbery yesterday morning.

  • Jul. 15, 2011 12:00 p.m.

The Nelson Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying three men who were involved in a robbery this morning.

The robbery occurred at about 3:30 a.m. near the playground at Lakeside Park.

The victim was approached and assaulted by three males who punched the victim in the face and made off with a backpack containing his cell phone, cell phone charger, clothing and wallet with money and credit/debit cards.

The victim suffered cuts to his face during the assault however did not require hospitalization. The victim reported having met the three males earlier in the evening in a downtown bar, however is unsure of their identity.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Nelson Police Department.



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