Weekend Armed Robbery Reported in Marion
by Sammy Edmonds
posted May 22 2014 4:02PM
Marion Police are investigating a reported armed robbery over the weekend where the victim was pistol-whipped by his assailant.
The “Chronicle-Tribune” reports police were called Saturday night to an alley between 4th and 5th Streets where a man said he and a female friend were sitting in his car when he was approached by another man who was armed with a handgun and demanded money.
The victim said he gave the robber his wallet, then he got into a fight with the robber, who pistol-whipped him. The victim said a second man went through his car and took his cell phone. Both robbers then fled.
The victim refused medical treatment.
Police are continuing to investigate.