Youngstown police looking for robbers who tied up, beat elderly man

The robbers broke into the man's home on Midlothian Boulevard on Tuesday afternoon

Youngstown police are looking for two people that broke into an elderly man's house, tied him up and then beat him before making off with his belongings.


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Youngstown police are looking for two people that broke into a 73-year-old man’s house, tied him up and then beat him before making off with his belongings.

Police were called to a home on Midlothian Boulevard around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Two people wearing ski masks and waving guns broke in. Police say they got away with the man’s gun safe, all of his firearms and his pick-up truck. Nine guns were reported stolen along with a knife, gun strap and scope.

The homeowner was treated at St. Elizabeth Health Center.

Police did not provide a detailed description of the robbers, but a report indicated that there were two people of interest in the case.

The pick-up truck that was stolen was a red 1999 Dodge Ram 1500 with silver trim. The license plate is DC88WF, according to a police report.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 330-746-CLUE (2583).

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