Police investigating robbery in Southeast Rochester

A 54-year-old man was taken to Mayo Clinic Hospital-Saint Marys for injuries he suffered during the Wednesday night, June 16, robbery.

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A Rochester man was injured after robbers reportedly attacked him from behind and struck him several times on the head and in the face before stealing his keys.

The 54-year-old man was taken taken to Mayo Clinic Hospital-Saint Marys by a Rochester police officer for his injuries, according to Rochester Police Capt. Casey Moilanen.

The man reported that he was walking around 10:35 p.m. Wednesday to the mosque in 300 block of 14th Street Southeast when he was attacked. The man said his keys were taken from him by two unknown people.

He was unable to provide a good description of the pair, but said he believed they ran toward an apartment complex nearby.

The incident is under investigation.


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Emily Cutts is the Post Bulletin's public safety reporter. She joined the Post Bulletin in July 2018 after stints in Vermont and Western Massachusetts.
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