Man assaulted during robbery attempt in south Nashville

(Photo: WKRN)
(Photo: WKRN)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man was assaulted during a robbery attempt as he was walking down Harding Place in south Nashville early Wednesday morning.

It happened near 380 Harding in front of the Whispering Oaks apartment complex around 3:30 a.m.

Metro police told News 2 the victim was approached by two men who reportedly robbed and assaulted him.

The victim was transported to TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Officers are investigating and are uncertain what was taken from the victim.

No clear suspect description was immediately released. They reportedly fled the scene on foot.

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