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49-year old man robbed and hit with gun from behind while walking on Lynn street

LYNN — A 49-year-old man was allegedly attacked and robbed by two men on High Rock Street Wednesday night.

Shortly after 7 p.m., Lynn Police officers were flagged down by the victim, who was bleeding from a head wound. The man told police he was robbed and hit with a gun from behind, Lynn Police Lt. Michael Kmiec said.

The victim’s wallet, identification and cellphone were stolen, Kmiec said.

The man was taken to Union Hospital.

He couldn’t provide a description of the suspects. The incident is under investigation.

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