LaGrange man struggles with thief, money stolen

A 66-year-old LaGrange man struggled with a thief but lost his money Wednesday evening.

LaGrange police responded to a call at Harwell Ave. around 9:50 p.m. in reference to a report of a robbery. Billy Joe Russum said he was getting out of his car when a man approached him and demanded his wallet.

The men fought and the thief took the wallet from Russum's pocket. He then went away.

Anyone with information should call the LaGrange Police Department at 706-883-2603 or Troup County Crimestoppers at 706-812-1000.