Pot purchase becomes shotgun robbery

YOUNGSTOWN — An 18-year-old Struthers man who told police he came to Youngstown to buy marijuana said he was robbed at gunpoint around 10:40 p.m. Sunday.

The man told police he was about to close the deal on his illegal purchase at Delason Avenue at Market Street when another Struthers man he knows only as "Bruce" put a shotgun to his head and demanded his cell phone and wallet.

The victim said the gunman then told him to leave the area.

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