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87-year-old man beaten and robbed, family offers a reward to get answers

Posted at 7:07 AM, Jan 19, 2022

LIVINGSTON PARISH — Pictures of a bruised and bloodied 87-year-old man are being shared across social media.

The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office says he was beaten right outside of his home on La 441 in Holden.

The incident happened January 17 around 8:00 pm, police say.

According to Sheriff Jason Ard, an unidentified, masked suspect confronted the victim outside of his home and then attacked him.

The armed suspect reportedly demanded money and valuables.

Ard says the suspect tied up the victim and fled the scene in a 2005 Ford Taurus. The vehicle is greenish or brown in color, he said.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment and has since been released.

His family is offering a $30,000 reward for information about the attack.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call LPSO at 225-686-2241 x1 or Greater Baton Rouge Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP.

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