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May 16, 2013

South Side robbery being probed

NEW CASTLE — New Castle police are investigating a robbery on the South Side.

A 22-year-old woman told police she had been walking in the alley between Hamilton Street and Pennsylvania Avenue around 3:30 a.m. May 8 when someone grabbed her from behind and punched her numerous times in the left side of her face.

She said her attacker then choked her and went through her pockets, asking where her money was. She said she fell to the ground and the man ran away.

The woman was taken by ambulance to Jameson Hospital for evaluation.

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