Press release from Asheville Police Department:
At approximately 6:00 p.m. on August 28, the Asheville Police Department (APD) responded to Windswept Drive where a victim reported an armed robbery. The suspects hit the victim in the head with a gun, stole personal items, and left in a vehicle before officers arrived. The victim was transported to Mission Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
After further investigation APD has identified two persons of interest in this incident. If anyone has any additional information they are encouraged to contact the Asheville Police Department at (828) 252-1110.
The Asheville Police Department is committed to addressing violent crime in our community.