Elderly Stockton Man Dies Assisting Robbery Victim at Retirement Community Facility

February 18, 2017 |    An elderly man who attempted to assist an elderly female robbery victim died of a heart attack after being...



February 18, 2017 |   

An elderly man who attempted to assist an elderly female robbery victim died of a heart attack after being assaulted last night in Stockton.

According to Stockton Police, investigators determined that an unknown male suspect entered the room of the female victim, who is in her 80's, residing in a retirement community facility on the 800 block of East March Lane in the Valley Oak District and began taking her property. Coming to her aid was the adult male victim, also in his 80's, who was attacked by the suspect.

As a result of the attack, the victim went into cardiac arrest and died. The female victim was treated at an area hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Homicide detectives responded for the investigation. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male in his late 30’s 5’08”, 150 lbs, wearing a dark colored jacket, dark pants, and black gloves.

The Stockton Police Department is encouraging citizens to call if they have information pertaining to this investigation. Callers are asked to call the Stockton Police Department at (209) 937-8377, Investigations at (209) 937-8323, or Crime Stoppers at (209) 946-0600. Callers can remain anonymous.
Citizens may also text information from their cell phones to ‘Crimes’ (274637) and type the keyword TIPSPD and then their tip or logon to the Stockton Police Department’s Facebook page and click ‘Submit A Tip’. Tipsters may also send tips on the Stockton PD Mobile Phone App. Tipsters can remain anonymous.









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