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Intruders attack, rob Pittsburgh man



Published: Thu, June 21, 2001 @ 12:00 a.m.


NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Police said a 76-year-old Pittsburgh man was wrestled to the floor and his wallet was taken by two intruders who entered a Shenango Street home in which he was staying.
The man was in the kitchen at 1:05 p.m. Wednesday when two men came through the dining room screaming at him. One grabbed the elderly man from behind and the other tried to pull his wallet out of a rear pocket, police said.
They took the 76-year-old man to another room, picked him up and slammed him on the floor, police said. The two men ran off with the man's wallet, which contained $90, police said.olice said the two black men, believed to be in their late teens or early 20s, were both about 5 feet 7 inches tall with medium builds. Police said the older man complained of back pain and had a cut on his chin, but refused treatment.


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