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Man attacked, robbed while taking out the trash

Posted at 8:02 PM, Sep 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-13 21:02:32-04

COLLEGE STATION, TX — A man was attacked and robbed while he was taking out the trash.

According to the College Station Police Department, around 1:09 p.m. on August 13, officers were dispatched to the 1500 block of Harvey for a robbery.

The victim told officers he was placing an old mattress in a trash receptacle when he was attacked from behind.

College Station PD says the man was struck behind his right ear and knocked to the ground. The suspect then took the victim's wallet and fled.

Officers were unable to locate the suspect in the area. The victim was taken to the hospital for his injuries.

The case has been turned over to the Criminal Investigation Division. Anyone with information is asked to contact 979-764-3600.