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Man punched and robbed while walking in Cedar Rapids

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -- A man was robbed near Hy-Vee Drug on Mount Vernon Road Sunday morning.

Police responded to a robbery report just after 3:00 Sunday morning. The victim claims he was jumped by an individual who demanded money. He said the attacker did not have a weapon, but overpowered him and punched him in the face.

The robber apparently took the victim's money and shoes. The victim then ran to Hy-Vee to call police. Investigators do not have a suspect. The victim said he did not know who attacked him.

Online Reporter Colleen O'Shaughnessy

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