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Police: Pedestrian Beaten and Robbed Near Smyrna

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SMYRNA, Del. – Police are investigating the robbery and assault of a man walking alone at night near Smyrna.

Delaware State Police say it happened around 10:45 p.m. Monday when the 24-year-old victim was walking westbound on Woodland Beach Road (SR6) across the overpass to SR1 just east of Smyrna. Troopers said several suspects jumped the victim from behind, punched and kicked him, grabbed his wallet from his pocket and then ran away in an unknown direction.

The victim continued walking to the McDonalds in Smyrna, where he was taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Cpl. J. Hatchell at (302) 464-3344.

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