Fugitives Violent Crime

Three Men Attack and Beat 73-Year-Old Man Caught on Camera, Memphis Police Release Video


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Several young men were caught on camera assaulting the 73-year-old owner of the S&W Coin Op Laundry laundromat in Memphis, Tennessee.

Police are releasing the video in an effort to catch those responsible for the beating.

Watch Video Below

The victim, Roy Swan, told police that three women, who were armed with a wrench, accused him of stealing their laundry. When he said he didn’t know anything about the missing items, he said they got mad and started to fight him.

A witness jumped in and helped break up the fight. That’s when the three women fled the scene.

One of the women later returned with three men, who hit the victim with a wrench and proceeded to punch and kick him. The assault was captured on a surveillance camera.

Swan tells WMC Action News 5 that he is still recovering from the attack.

“I can’t really chew or eat food or anything for six weeks,” he said. “I eat like, Ensure, or mashed potatoes. They don’t want me to chew because they said if I do my face might cave in.”

Swan wants the people responsible locked up.

“If I’d had my pistol or anything, I probably would’ve shot every one of them,” he said. “I don’t know if that would’ve been a good idea but sometimes under that circumstance you overdo it … You gotta look on the bright side because you don’t want to go solving your own damn problems.”

Police are hoping the public will be able to identify the people responsible in the surveillance photos and video.

Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text us at 408-355-0999 or CLICK HERE to send a confidential email tip, if you know the names of these suspects or have any information that can help solve this crime

Por favor llame la línea de Los Fugitivos en 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) o texto en 408-355-0999 o haga clic aquí para envia un email a [email protected], si usted tiene alguna información que pueda ayudar a resolver este crimen.

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