Elderly Aberdeen couple attacked during burglary

According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, an elderly Aberdeen couple were attacked during a robbery Sunday night.

“Shorty after 10:00 p.m. (Sunday) night we received a report that an elderly couple was assaulted in their home on Cardinal Lane in Aberdeen,” Sheriff Andy Hood said. “When deputies arrived, they found a 73-year old female and 66-year old male had been assaulted and robbed inside their home.” Both were transported to the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, where the male remains hospitalized.

Two persons of interest were taken into custody, but no charges have been filed.

The incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office at (662) 369-2468.

Monore Journal