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But the victim in this case has lived in this game home here on the south side -- Shelby street for 62.
He's never been a prisoner inside his own house that is until last night.
I didn't expect.
789 year old Billy Blankenship didn't want to show his face on TV but he agreed to tell us about the last time he sat in this chair I couldn't even move when two robbers left him duct tape to the chair for four hours I can't say anything good about.
He had just finished the yards Sunday evening when two guys approached him asking for work.
He said he didn't have any work for them but he could offer them a cold drink but after they got inside that's when they struck he got.
In Panama -- Some under arrest and hold the ground and that they sat Bailey down in the chair name let -- -- up in this.
And two I mean he had that calling up my -- this year.
With Billy taped to the chair the -- rifled through the house they took cash jewelry Billy Smith & Wesson and is Buick parked outside.
And Billy was still taped up but -- that pretty good it took him four hours to finally get one hand free to the scissors on the table this.
In this country in -- -- gotten maneuver him around market cut that tape well.
And I can't -- a piece of the time.
Danny called his neighbor who called police and his niece Judy hopefully with all that that -- there's going to be some -- -- Billy says he'll give anyone a first chance but to the two guys who robbed him it left him stranded never come back again how -- Aside from the duct tape also one of the suspects apparently left behind -- -- -- dropped it on the floor.
Police have that in and now -- -- kind of scale often used by drug dealers they hope to pull some prints off of that as well.
We have more information and details about the description of the two suspects on our website fox 59 dot com from the south side -- Myers fox 59 news.
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