Lincoln man beaten and robbed

Posted By: Jenn Schanz 

A Lincoln man is recovering after police say he was beaten and robbed. It happened at an apartment near 48th and Knox early Wednesday morning.

Police say the man was asleep when he heard a knock at the door.

“When the victim went to answer, the suspect rushed in. The victim was then beaten on the back and the face,” says Officer Katie Flood of the Lincoln Police Department. 

Flood says the male suspect demanded money and smashed two of the victim’s cell phones. 

The suspect got away with some religious items, police are still searching him.