Published On: Tue, Mar 24th, 2015

Elderly male assaulted in Wolfetown


The Cherokee Indian Police Department is investigating the assault of a 77-year-old male that occurred at the Soco Creek Apartments in the Wolfetown Community.

The Public Safety Communication Center received a report from an unknown male at 10:40am on Monday, March 23 that there was a fight taking place in a residence below his apartment.

A detective handling the investigation reports there is an ongoing investigation stemming from the assault of an elderly male. The male was transported to Memorial Mission Hospital from wounds sustained from the assault. He also said they do have a person detained for questioning. The victim or detainee’s names are not being released at this time, pending further investigation.

– EBCI Public Safety