Youngstown police investigating robbery on South Side

YOUNGSTOWN — Police are investigating the beating and robbery of a 47-year-old man outside his South Avenue home.

According to reports, the man was standing outside his South Side home at 11:40 p.m. Monday when five male teens, believed to be between 15 and 17 years old, got out of a minivan and began beating him. The group then took $150 from the man’s pockets and fled.

Reports say the man was treated at St. Elizabeth Health Center’s Boardman campus for cracked ribs and bruises.

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