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85-Year-Old Man Robbed, Assaulted In Home

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Police say an 85-year-old man was robbed and assaulted in his Alexandria home early Wednesday.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call around 1 a.m. from the victim, Robert James Nelson, who said a man came into his home with a gun and robbed him.

When officers arrived to Nelson’s home on the 2300 block of Latoka Drive Southwest in Alexandria, officers noted lacerations on Nelson, who was treated and released.

The case is under investigation by the Sheriff’s Office.

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