72-year-old beaten, vehicle stolen in O’Fallon – Police

O’FALLON, Mo. – The O’Fallon Police Department is investigating an early morning attack and vehicle theft on a 72-year-old man.

According to Officer Diana Damke, a police spokeswoman, the robbery took place just before 6:35 a.m. in the 200 block of Belmonte Circle. The victim told police he was attacked and his assailant took his SUV.
Neighbors said the victim was getting ready to leave for golf. They said he was in his car in the garage and had it in reverse when the suspect threw a brick through his passenger window.
The vehicle was described as a Ford Edge Limited SUV with Missouri license plates PE3G3U.
The suspect was described as a Caucasian man, late 40s or early 50s, wearing light-colored clothing, with greying hair.
The victim was taken to a hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact the O’Fallon Police Department at 636-240-3200.