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91-Year-Old Man Attacked During Home Invasion

A 91-year-old Bell County man is fighting for his life, after police say he became the victim of a violent home invasion.

Police say robbers broke into Bill Taylor's home in the Frakes community around 1 Tuesday morning.

Investigators say the robbers then beat him up, took what they wanted, then fled the scene.

Neighbors think drugs were the motive behind the robbery. They say Taylor had also been targeted before by people looking for money.

After the attack, neighbors say Taylor walked to a nearby home for help.

He was flown to the University of Tennessee Hospital, where he's said to be in serious condition in the intensive care unit.

So far, police have not made any arrests.


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