Three men attacked an elderly man in the Laugardalur district of Reykjavík yesterday afternoon. The victim was badly beaten. The men stole various items from him and broke his glasses. They were armed with blunt instruments.
The man was left lying in his own blood. Emergency services were called just before 17.00 and police believe they know who the attackers were. The attack is being treated as a serious crime, a police statement says.
Further details have not been released at this stage.