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Harrisburg man beaten, robbed for jacket and phone

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) -

A 24-year-old Harrisburg man was beaten and robbed of his jacket and cell phone Tuesday night in the 1900 block of Rudy Road.

The victim told officers he was out for a walk when two robbers asked him for a cigarette, then struck him on the back of the head with a handgun, according to Harrisburg police.

He said the robbers then punched him in the face while yelling for him to empty his pockets, police said.

He was treated at Harrisburg Hospital bruises and scrapes to his head and face.

Anyone with information may call Harrisburg police at 717-255-3114.

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