Man, 79, beaten and robbed in Fountain Square home


Metro police are investigating after a 79-year old man was robbed and beaten in his home over five dollars.

Police say the home invasion happened in the 1600 block of Draper Street area around 10 p.m. Sunday.

Clifton Courtney told police he was in the kitchen of his Fountain Square home when three men kicked in his back door. He said one of the men struck him several times in the chest and hands with a long gun.

Courtney said he threw his wallet on the ground, which the suspects grabbed before fleeing. The wallet had five dollars and a credit card inside.

He was listed in good condition Monday at Methodist Hospital.

Anyone with information is asked to call IMPD or Crime Stoppers at 262-TIPS.