Lights & Sirens

Go behind the yellow tape with The News Tribune

NOTICE: Lights & Sirens has moved.

With the launch of our new website, we've moved Lights & Sirens.
Visit the new section.

Tacoma man allegedly hit housemate with sledgehammer during robbery

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on Sep. 21, 2012 at 2:35 pm with No Comments »
September 21, 2012 2:35 pm

A Tacoma man tied up his 69-year-old housemate and hit him over the head with a sledgehammer before robbing him Thursday, police said.

A third housemate came home about 6:30 p.m. and found the victim bloodied and bound with duct tape. The 32-year-old suspect fled the home in the 6400 block of M Street in the victim’s car after stealing his car keys, cash and credit cards.

The victim was taken to a hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Police spokesman Mark Fulghum said officers know who the suspect is but have not yet located him.

Leave a comment Comments
We welcome comments. Please keep them civil, short and to the point. ALL CAPS, spam, obscene, profane, abusive and off topic comments will be deleted. Repeat offenders will be blocked. Thanks for taking part and abiding by these simple rules.

Follow the comments on this post with RSS 2.0