Springs Man Attacked, Robbed

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A Springs man was violently attacked during a robbery after telling the suspect he had little to give.

Police are now searching for the person responsible.

The victim was walking home around 10 p.m. Sunday near Chelton and Bijou when the suspect approached him and demanded all his belongings. After telling the suspect he didn't have much, he was struck over the head and robbed. Police say the suspect rummaged through the victim's pockets and took the things he was carrying on him.

The victim was later taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect has been described as an Hispanic man, age unknown, 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-9 with a medium build. He was reportedly wearing black shorts and gray or tan t-shirt at the time of the robbery.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 444-7000 or Crime Stoppers at 634-STOP.

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