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Iowa City Police investigating robbery

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Iowa City Police are investigating a robbery that left two people with minor injuries Sunday morning.

Early Sunday morning just before 2:30 a.m., Iowa City Police officers responded to the area of College St. and Van Buren St. on the report of a "strong arm robbery" that had just occurred. 

The victims reported that they were walking on College St. when a group of guys got out of a vehicle, assaulted them, and stole their wallets.  The suspects returned to the vehicle and took off.  Both victims had minor injuries but refused medical treatment.

Iowa City Area CrimeStoppers is offering a reward of up to $1000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect/s.  Anyone with information about this crime is urged to contact CrimeStoppers at 358-TIPS (8477).

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