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Police investigating robbing of elderly man

By Staff reports

CHARLESTON, W.VA. — Police are investigating a robbery that happened Wednesday evening at Lippert Street in Charleston after an elderly man’s caretaker allegedly assaulted him and stole money and medication from his home.

The victim, who is 72, had employed the suspect to do work around his house. According to 911 dispatchers, the assailant made off with $800, as well as morphine and fentanyl patches, which are both used to treat pain. 


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