LPD: Man hit with Mason jar as he slept, cell phone stolen

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Published: Jul. 2, 2020 at 9:53 AM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - A Lincoln man was transported to the hospital with a laceration to his head after a home robbery early Thursday morning.

According to Lincoln Police, the victim walked into the University of Nebraska Lincoln Police Department station at 17th and R around 4 a.m.

The victim told police he was sleeping inside his apartment near North 33rd and Superior Streets when he was awoken to a person hitting him in the head with an object, which officers said was likely a Mason jar.

LPD said the victim’s iPhone, worth about $900, was stolen during the incident.

Police said there were no signs of forced entry into the apartment.

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