78-year-old Summerville man found beaten at home after possible robbery

The home on Sheep Island Drive where cops say the assault took place. (Provided/Berkeley County Sheriff's Office)

Berkeley County deputies are investigating a possible robbery and severe assault on a 78-year-old man at his home at 933 Sheep Island Road.

According to a police report, the incident happened on Thursday afternoon just after 2 p.m.

The man’s wife returned home from work and found her husband bleeding in their bedroom with two bumps on his head. According to the report, the man was conscious, but not responsive.

He was transported to Trident Hospital in North Charleston and is in extremely critical condition.

The case is being investigated as a possible robbery.

If there are any witnesses or anyone who knows anything about the incident, please contact the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office at 843-719-4465 or CrimeStoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111.

This is an ongoing story and will be updated.

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