Youngstown police seeking robbers


Police are looking for two men who robbed a 56-year-old man while he was trying to buy drugs in an East Side neighborhood.

According to reports, the man drove to the Plaza View Apartments off McGuffey Road at 11 p.m. Tuesday to purchase marijuana but changed his mind and was attempting to leave the area. Before he could leave, however, two masked men approached him, one carrying a gun, and robbed him of $400.

According to the report, officers could smell a strong scent of alcohol coming from the man while taking his statement.

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