Warren PD: Man robbed, assaulted after car breaks down

On Saturday, a police report states that a man was approached by a couple who stole $300 from him after his car broke down

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WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) – Police say that a Warren man was robbed of $300 after his vehicle broke down.

On Saturday, a male and female approached him to offer assistance and then took him to a white house on North St., according to a police report. Police said they told the victim they were calling a tow truck.

He told police the couple walked him to a back room of the house and assaulted him, going through his pockets and taking $300 cash while threatening him with a hammer.

The police report stated that one of the subjects claimed to have a gun and after about an hour, the victim was hit in the face.

Once he was able to leave, the victim made his way back to his vehicle and contacted a tow truck.

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