Elderly man robbed at gunpoint in Gulfport neighborhood

Elderly man robbed at gunpoint in Gulfport neighborhood
Elderly man robbed at gunpoint in Gulfport neighborhood. (Photo source: WLOX)

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - A 93-year old man was the target of an armed robbery in Gulfport Thursday morning.

Around 9:00 a.m. police responded to Glen Valley Way off Courthouse Rd.

The alleged victim of the robbery told WLOX he was sitting in his carport when a man approached him with a gun and demanded money. After saying he didn’t have any money, the robber hit him on the head twice, grabbed his wallet and ran off the elderly man said.

The alleged victim said he suffered bruises to the head, but didn’t go to the hospital.

Gulfport police officials said they are investigating the robbery, but didn’t provide specific details.

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