Bond is being set today for a man charged with assaulting and robbing an elderly man over the weekend.
Jeffery Huddleston, 28, of Spring Valley apartments in Saltillo is charged with strong armed robbery for allegedly beating up and taking the wallet of an 81-year-old man at his Lawndale Drive home Saturday evening.
Tupelo Police Capt. Bart Aguirre said the elderly man heard the suspect in his storage room and confronted him and that’s when the assault occurred.
He said the man fought with the suspect, but was overpowered, ripping off his pants and taking his wallet.
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