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Acton, Fitchburg Men Face Charges in Acton Robbery

September 11, 2018 GMT

ACTON -- Two men were arrested after allegedly assaulting a man and stealing his cell phone and BB gun near the Concordian Motel on Hosmer Street shortly before 3 a.m. Saturday.

George Niemi, 41, of Acton, and Joseph Manero, 20, of Fitchburg, were both charged with unarmed robbery, according to Acton police Deputy Chief Jim Cogan.

The victim sustained minor injuries from the assault that did not require medical treatment.

Niemi and Manero were both held on bail over the weekend in Acton, Cogan said.

The details of their arraignment in Concord District Court on Monday morning was not immediately available.

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