Elderly man with a cane assaulted and robbed at Lake Wheeler, Raleigh police say
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Raleigh police are looking for two people linked to a brazen robbery of an elderly man with a cane at Lake Wheeler on Saturday.
Investigators say a man and woman roughed up and robbed an elderly man at the park — just before 4 p.m. Saturday afternoon.
Police say the suspects met the victim, who walks with a cane, to arrange a deal to buy or sell an car engine.
After the three met up, things went sour. investigators do not think this was a random act.
The man was not seriously hurt in the incident and did not require hospitalization.