Annapolis man hit with broomstick and robbed of nearly $5, according to police


A Maryland man was hit in the head with a broomstick then robbed of about $5, police said.

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Annapolis Police Spokeswoman Patti Norris told the Capital Gazette the robbery happened Wednesday night after an unknown assailant approached the victim on the street.

Norris said the assailant asked the victim “for a dollar for the bus” before striking him with the broomstick and taking his money.

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The victim suffered a small injury to his head but declined medical treatment, Norris said. Authorities did not reveal the victim’s identity.

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