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Cleveland woman pistol-whipped by robbers in Tremont, police say

January 5, 2018 GMT

Cleveland woman pistol-whipped by robbers in Tremont, police say

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A Cleveland woman was pistol-whipped Thursday during an attempted robbery in the city’s Tremont neighborhood, police said.

The 29-year-old woman declined medical treatment after the incident that happened about 8 p.m. on Literary Road between West 7th Street and Thurman Avenue, according to a police report.

The woman parked her car and was walking home when the two robbers ran up to her. The robbers appeared to be about 16 years old and covered their faces with scarves, police reports say.

The robbers pointed guns at the woman and demanded money. The woman said she did not have any money, but she offered to hand over her purse and shoes, the report says.

One of the robbers pistol-whipped the woman in the head and called her a “broke b---h,” the report says.

The two men then walked away down West 7th Street.

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