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Charlottesville Police Investigate Robbery

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va (WVIR) -

Charlottesville police are investigating a reported armed robbery that happened Thursday just off Preston Avenue on the railroad tracks.

It happened just before 1:30 p.m. Police say the suspect threatened the victim with a gun, beat him up, and took his wallet and other things.

The victim went to a nearby grocery store to call for help. He was then taken to the University of Virginia Medical Center with minor injuries.

If you know anything about this robbery, call Crime Stoppers at 434-977-4000.

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