POSTED: Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 7:10am
UPDATED: Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 12:12pm
Tyler, TX (KETK) — A Tyler man was attacked and robbed overnight, his assailants still on the loose.
Police were called to the 1100 block of N. Albertson Avenue around 12:30 a.m. Thursday morning.
Officers tell KETK, a 24 year Hispanic male and two friends were “jumped” by two other unidentified Hispanic males.
The victim said he was struck in the back of the head with a handgun and was told to hand over his wallet. After a brief struggle, the suspects took off with the injured man's cell phone. He was later transported to a local hospital by family with non-life threatening injuries.
If anyone has information in this case, they are urged to call the Tyler Police Department at 903-531-1000 or Tyler/Smith County Crime Stoppers at 903-597-CUFF.