Police Blotter: Man brutally attacked, robbed by 3 assailants

December 31, 2013 • Police Blotter

Armed robbery

Police responded to a battery call, Monday, in the 600 block of South Wyoming Avenue. When officials arrived at the scene, they found a man bleeding from wounds to [auth] his head and face inside the residence. He reported that three unknown men, described as Hispanic males, approached him as he sat outside his residence. One of the assailants struck him on the back of the head and he fell to the ground. Then, he was stuck multiple times. When he broke free, one of the men pulled a knife and cut his throat. The three fled, taking some cash and DVDs valued at $70.



• Police were called to the 2600 block of Palomar Place, Monday, where a man found an unknown male subject rifling through his glovebox when he left for work. The two men fought. The subject escaped and the victim received a small laceration as a result of the altercation.

• Police were dispatched to the 1600 block of South Kansas Avenue, Monday, to take two reports of vehicle burglary. In the first, subjects entered the unlocked vehicle of a Roswell Correctional Center officer. The subjects removed a badge, a duty belt, a service radio, key rings, cuffs and case, and a watch. The items were valued at more than $1,800. The second occurred in the same neighborhood, but officers have yet to receive a list of items stolen.


Breaking and entering

Police were called to the 1100 block of South Washington, Monday. The victim told officials that the back door to the residence was open. Officers noted damage to the southeast corner window. The damages were assessed at $100.



Police received a report of fraud, Monday. The victim reported he had a garage sale about two weeks ago. Later, he was contacted by a male subject interested in buying a TKO amp / bass speaker and a guitar, valued at $200. The victim made the sale, learning that the buyer paid with counterfeit bills.


Anyone with information about these or any other crimes is asked to call Crime Stoppers 888-594-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward.

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