The Riley County Police Department responded to a complaint of aggravated robbery and criminal damage to property Wednesday afternoon. These crimes reportedly occurred in the 3000 block of Tuttle Creek Blvd. and involved two persons known to each other.
RCPD indicates at approximately 12:00 PM, the victim, identified as Brock Mitchell, 18, of Manhattan reported he had invited an 18-year-old male acquaintance to his home. Shortly after, it was reported the suspect accosted the victim and took possession of several hundred dollars in US currency. An exact amount is unknown at this time.
The suspect then fled the scene and police were contacted after the fact. Reports are that during the robbery there was a struggle which resulted in a broken window for $150 worth of damage, however no serious injuries were reported.
At the time of this report there have been no arrests, however police are investigating the matter. RCPD does not release the name of suspects in ongoing investigations.