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Pittsburgh police investigating alleged attack, robbery that sent man to hospital

Emily Balser

Pittsburgh police are investigating an alleged robbery that left one man injured after he claimed he was pistol-whipped by two people.

Officers responded to an initial report of a man stabbed in the 200 block of Reifert Way around 12:40 p.m. on Sunday.

When officers arrived on scene they found a male victim applying a towel to his head and complaining of feeling faint.

Officers determined the man hadn’t been stabbed. He told police two males approached him on the street with a gun, threatened him and began pistol-whipping him on the head before robbing him.

Both suspects left the scene.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for observation.

Police are investigating.

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