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84-Year-Old Cleveland Heights Resident Assaulted, Robbed

Two men hit the victim on the side of the head and knocked him down, police said.

An 84-year-old man was robbed and assaulted on the 2100 block of North Taylor Road just before 6 p.m. Aug. 18, according to .

Two men hit the Cleveland Heights resident on the side of the head and knocked him, and they stole his wallet. Police are still investigating the crime.

Reports compiled from call logs and information from the Cleveland Heights Police Department.

Richard Hollis August 25, 2012 at 11:33 AM
I have no solution, but this has got to stop. When I walk, it is with two fairly large dogs. I can only imagine what would happen if someone were to attack me, as the dogs are extremely protective.
Garry Kanter August 25, 2012 at 02:00 PM
You should start a Citizens On Patrol - COPs - group, Richard.
Richard Hollis August 25, 2012 at 03:59 PM
This is probably the most worthwhile thought you have posted.
Garry Kanter August 25, 2012 at 06:08 PM
Sadly, it was not an original idea. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0093756/
Richard Hollis August 25, 2012 at 07:19 PM
For some reason that does not surprise me, but my remark still stands.
Donald R. Thompson August 25, 2012 at 08:17 PM
Sad that one has to walk around with big dogs or a big gun to be safe in some Heights neighborhoods.
Richard Hollis August 25, 2012 at 09:33 PM
You point out the obvious, but we are not supposed to say anything about it. It is the same thing in the schools. We are not supposed to say that parents are not doing their job, just vote for more levies and new buildings. Phooey.
Michelle Simakis (Editor) August 27, 2012 at 12:14 PM
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Richard Hollis August 27, 2012 at 12:17 PM
I sent four daughters through Fairfax - deemed to be an awfyl building - Rox Middle, and Heights High. They all turned out okay. I also, however, went to open houses, conferences, meetings, field trips, concerts, swim meets and other events. I feel that if I hadn't participated, my daughters might have thought that I simply did not care. Not so.

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