Man Robbed, Beaten With Bat in Asheville

Asheville -- September 21, 2022: Asheville's police department Detectives are investigating a robbery that happened in central Asheville on Sunday morning and sent a

man to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers from the APD went to the 100 block of Merrimon Ave. around 7 a.m. Sunday to look into a report that a man had been hit with a baseball bat. He told the officers that he was beaten with a bat by two suspects, who then took his phone and bag and ran away. The victim was taken to Mission Hospital.
Investigators are asking anyone with more information about this case to contact APD by sending an anonymous tip by texting TIP2APD to 847411 or using the TIP2APD smartphone app (search "Asheville PD" in your app store). You can also call APD at (828) 252-1110.

WNCTIMES by Marjorie Farrington

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