Police are looking for the thugs they say attacked and robbed an 89-year-old
Yingling wasn't home when the thieves hit his apartment Sunday evening, but his
elderly grandmother was. The robbers punched her in the face and went through
the apartment looking for valuables.
hit my mom," Yingling said. "Took everything. Took her purse, her jewelry box,
tore up my room, her room."
according to police, Yingling's apartment was just one of three that were
violently broken into. The suspects kicked in doors and pointed a gun at at
least one other resident. It all happened around 5:30 Sunday evening.
say they have not made any arrests yet, but are making the case a top priority.
been out here daily asking me questions," Yingling said.
he says he hopes police are able to find those responsible soon.
not, I don't know what the heck is going to happen," he said. "Hopefully they
don't try to hit nobody else's house up."
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