Macon man assaulted in robbery attempt

Macon police are investigating a report of a man who was beaten Saturday by several suspects about 6:30 p.m., a police report states.

The report states the victim was talking to several subjects on Shakespeare Boulevard doing what he described as “missionary work,” talking to young adults about stopping gang violence in that neighborhood.

Several of the people the victim was talking to then attacked him, knocked him to the ground and tried to steal his money. The victim managed to get to his vehicle and flee the scene, the report states. Police later summoned an ambulance for him.Anyone with information should contact Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at (877) 68-CRIME.