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Victim pistol-whipped during early morning robbery in Northampton County

Published On: Jan 17 2014 07:24:47 AM EST
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Wilson Borough Police in Northampton County are investigating an armed robbery.

Police say it happened in the 100 block of 15th Street around 2 a.m. Friday.

They say two black males approached two people walking on the block.


One of the men hit a victim in the head with a handgun, then robbed both people.

The robbers are 22 to 23 years old, 6 feet to 6 feet 2 inches tall, wearing winter jackets with hoods. One had a mask over his face.

Police say the men fled east into the city of Easton.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.