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3 armed men rob teen boy on Allentown street

Published On: Mar 13 2013 10:31:57 AM EDT

Police are looking for three men who robbed a 14-year-old boy on a south side Allentown street Tuesday.

The victim told police he was walking in the 300 block of Susquehanna Street around 5:30  p.m. when he realized he was being followed by three men, who were all wearing dark clothing.

He started running, police said, and was cornered by the men in the area of South Race and West Montgomery streets.


One of the men had a bat, and another had a knife, police said. The victim told police he was hit with the bat, but didn't complain of any injuries.

The three men fled with the teen's backpack.

Police are investigating the incident.