PUNCH DRUNK: Man Beaten, Robbed On Briar

At 2:20AM, police responded to the 400 block of Briar Street, where a man who had been drinking was beaten and robbed of his phone and $200 cash.

The victim said he was punched in the head and robbed by a male, black, 6-feet tall, 160 pounds, wearing black clothing, who fled westbound on Briar toward Broadway. According to officers, the robbery took place about an hour before the victim called for help.

Case #HW451130.

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