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Shoes, paycheck, and cellphone taken in Youngstown robbery

The victim said the robbers made him keep his eyes closed during the crime

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - Youngstown police are investigating after a man told them he was robbed of his shoes, cellphone and paycheck. 

According to a police report, the 26-year-old victim was sitting inside an apartment on Falls Avenue at about 12:43 a.m. Tuesday when three men walked in while three other men waited outside. One of the three inside the apartment pulled a gun and forced the victim to give up his Nike Air Force 1 shoes, cellphone, and his paycheck for $376.00. 

After all six men left the apartment, the victim ran to a house on W. Myrtle Ave. where he called police. 

The victim said his attackers made him keep his eyes closed during the robbery. 


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