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Allentown man assaulted following car theft

Published On: Dec 24 2013 08:17:06 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 14 2013 11:49:23 AM EST
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Allentown, Pa. -

A 32-year-old Allentown man is recovering in the hospital after his car was reported stolen.

The incident happened late Friday afternoon in the 500 block of North 10th street in Allentown.

Police say the owner of the car, who had already reported his vehicle stolen, approached two juveniles who were in his car. It was at that point the juveniles assaulted the man, according to police.

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The two male suspects were charged with aggravated assault, simple assault and harassment. 

The victim is expected to be okay.