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Man Beaten and Robbed in Crown Heights Home Invasion, Police Say

By Ben Fractenberg | September 25, 2013 6:26pm
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BROOKLYN — A group of men forced their way into a Crown Heights apartment, then attacked and robbed the 25-year-old resident, according to police.

The incident happened on Sept. 20 about 3 p.m. when four men invaded an apartment on Easter Parkway, according to the NYPD. They then struck the 25-year-old in the head with a black handgun before stealing an iPhone and iPad, cops said.

It was not immediately clear how badly the victim was injured.

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