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

Emily Balser
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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.

Emily Balser is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Emily at 724-226-4680, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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