81-year-old assaulted, robbed in Statesville

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An 81-year-old individual was assaulted and robbed during a burglary early this morning at a Statesville residence.

According to Statesville PD, this happened in the 300 block of Stockton Street shortly after 1:00. The victim was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and later released with minor cuts.

Police describe the suspects as two black males armed with handguns. Investigators say someone banged on that person’s door earlier in the evening, trying to get in.

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