A homeless man was seriously beaten and then robbed for $12 last night.
The 61 yr old man was walking in behind the Skeena Mall last night shortly after 9 PM when he was attacked from behind by three men. He was beaten and then robbed of $12. A man and woman walking by found the man and called for help. He was transported to Mills Memorial Hospital by Emergency Health Services for treatment of serious injuries.
The first man is described as First Nations, short, 5 ft 5 inches, short hair, faint mustached, and chubby. The second man is described as 6 ft tall, slender, dark hair that was below the ears. These two men were familiar to the victim and have been seen around town. No description of the third man.
If you have information about this crime contact the Terrace RCMP at (250)638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS, online at External link, opens in a new windowwww.terracecrimestoppers.ca
or by texting TERRACE plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES). If your information leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.