Police: Victim robbed of $3,600

Posted By: Channel 8 Newsroom

A Hastings man told police he was robbed of $3,600 Friday night.

Police say the victim was visiting when his car broke down near 48th and Leighton. They say as he was walking to get help, four white males in a white or tan Dodge Durango pulled in front of him and chased him down.

Lincoln Police Capt. David Beggs says the victim reports being tackled, hit in the eyes with brass knuckles and kicked.

Police say the suspects got away with a wallet containing about $3,600. The victim told police the cash was part of his tax return.

The incident is still under investigation.