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Youngstown man pistol whipped, robbed over the weekend

Published: Mon, February 25, 2013 @ 4:22 p.m.

YOUNGSTOWN — Police are looking for the man who entered a South Side home, pistol whipped one of the occupants and ran off with the victim’s wallet.

According to police, a 26-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman were sitting in an East Boston Avenue home late Friday evening when a man came through the door brandishing a gun and ordering them to the floor.

The assailant, wearing a hooded shirt and dark pants, hit the man in the face with the gun before going through his pockets and taking his wallet.

The armed thief attempted to steal a television, but it proved too large to carry so he just ran out of the house, police said.


1Freeatlast(1991 comments)posted 3 years, 3 months ago

See you can use a gun as a hammer
Save bullets that way

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2HOWDYNABOR(5 comments)posted 3 years, 3 months ago

I always buy the largest TV that I can afford and this article shows why it is prudent to do so.

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3VINDYAK(1824 comments)posted 3 years, 3 months ago

He probably didn't have any bullets in the handgun and needed money to buy some. Friends, neighbors and acquaintances make good sources of ready cash. Using a weapon on them is the normal mode for a withdraw by many south side residents.

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4Lifes2Short(3882 comments)posted 3 years, 3 months ago

No description? Of course. Another slithering cockroach that needs to be squished into the ground.

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5jbyrd1960(49 comments)posted 3 years, 3 months ago

He owed Booky money for drugs and wouldn't pay his bill so Booky had to do what any bill collectors would do to get their money.

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