Doctor is beaten, robbed

An 88-year-old Augusta doctor told police he was beaten and robbed at gunpoint late Monday.

The victim said he was walking in the 100 block of Rossmore Place, near Perimeter Parkway and Wheeler Road, at about 9:45 p.m. when a man hit him in the back, a Richmond County sheriff’s report said. The victim fell to the ground and said the attacher then hit him in the face with an unknown object, the report said. The assailant rummaged through the victim’s pockets and took $822 and his wallet.



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