Homeless man attacked, robbed of all his possessions
02/21/2014 11:29 AM
02/21/2014 11:31 AM
A homeless man robbed on Thursday told police the thief took all his possessions in the world, police said.
The homeless man, 49, was walking and carrying a duffel bag at about 8 p.m. near Broadway and MacArthur, Wichita police Lt. Doug Nolte said.
Another man attacked him, hitting him in the right side of the head with a board, Nolte said. The attacker ran south on Broadway, taking the duffel bag, Nolte said.
The victim suffered a swelled ear and a sore head, Nolte said.
The belongings stolen were mostly clothing, the victim told police.
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