Man in wheelchair robbed on Ellis Street

A man in a wheelchair was robbed Thursday on the 1200 block of Ellis Street.

Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Robert Lewis Harden, 69, was approached by three men that grabbed him from behind around his shoulders, according to a Richmond County Sheriff’s incident report.

The men held down Harden in his wheelchair and stole $60 cash, 60 pills of pain medicine and 60 pills of prostate medicine from the back bag that was hanging on the back of his wheelchair. Harden was not injured.

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