Group robs man at gunpoint after asking for change in Old Town

Police are investigating after a group of young attackers jumped and robbed a man at gunpoint in Old Town Wednesday evening.

The 22-year-old was walking on the 1900 block of North Mohawk when the group stopped him to ask for change around 11:10 p.m., according to a CPD report. One of the offenders then put a gun to the man’s forehead and demanded his wallet and phone, the report said.

After the victim complied, the offenders punched him in the face twice and ran away southbound. Police said the victim declined medical attention.

He described the robbers as three Black males who all appeared to be younger than 16-years-old. One of them was reportedly heavyset and wore a purple hoodie.

Area Three detectives are investigating.

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