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Police respond to aggravated robbery

Police Department Car_sliderJust after 1 p.m. on Monday, the Paris Police Department responded to the call of an aggravated robbery, where it was reported that two men knocked a man unconscious and stole items from his vehicle after asking the victim for a cigarette, Paris PD spokesman Curtis Garrett said on Monday.

The robbery occurred in the 2200 block of W. Campbell Street.

The victim, who is 45 years old, told officers that he was flagged down by two white males and asked for a cigarette and that upon stopping, one of the suspects knocked him unconscious.

When he awoke he found that his laptop computer and a money bag had been take from the vehicle.

“The suspects were described as being in their mid-twenties,” Officer Garrett said. “One is slender built and
the second one is stocky built.”

Police are encouraging help from the public on the case, so if you have any information about this crime or have seen two men matching this description, please contact the police department at (903) 784-6688. 

By Josh Allen, eParisExtra

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