70-year-old man attacked and robbed at Sturgis business

70-year-old man attacked and robbed at Sturgis business.{ } (WWMT/Courtesy Sturgis Police Department)

A Sturgis man reported that he was attacked and robbed at a business.

The 70-year-old man was sent to Sturgis Hospital after being attacked just after 6 a.m. by two men in a business somewhere in the 1200 block of East Chicago Road.

Sturgis Deputy Police Chief Ryan Banaszak said in a written statement on the incident that, “This crime is particularly heinous when individuals take advantage of and assault an elderly person.”

The 70-year-old man had injuries to his face and head.

Sturgis police released surveillance pictures of the suspects and asked that anyone with information call the Sturgis Police Department at 269-659-7260 or St. Joseph County Central Dispatch at 269-467-4195.

Banaszak also said in a the statement that, “Officers are following up on several leads and are confident they will locate the individuals responsible.”