SAVANNAH, GA (February 2, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Robbery Unit is investigating an aggravated battery reported on the 1700 block of Staley Avenue at approximately 1:41 p.m. Feb. 2.

The victim, a 61-year-old male, and the suspect were inside the victim’s residence. A physical altercation, resulting in non-life threatening injuries to the victim, ensued before the suspect fled the residence. The victim was treated on scene.

Once outside the residence, the suspect fired a gun to gain entry into the victim’s vehicle from which he stole an undisclosed amount of money.

Investigators are searching for a slender black male suspect of a light brown complexion, possibly in his early to mid-20s and approximately 165 pounds.  The suspect wore a white t-shirt and gray sweat suit during the incident. He was last seen fleeing the scene on foot in an unknown direction.

Anyone with information on this case should call CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

A confidential tip line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.