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Thieves beat man with stick, rob him in Church Hill

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

A man was beaten by a wooden stick while being robbed early Thursday morning in Richmond's Church Hill neighborhood, according to Richmond Police.

The victim, 50, was in front of a Family Dollar store in the 1200 block of N. 25th street around 1 a.m. Two men beat him with a stick, and then stole his bicycle, before taking off. The victim sustained head lacerations as a result of the attack.

The victim then walked to a nearby police station to report the robbery. He was taken to VCU Medical Center.

Due to the darkness, the victim gave authorities a limited description of the two men. Anyone with information is asked to call Richmond Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

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