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Gadsden police investigates robbery; domestic assault

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Gadsden Police are investigating a robbery. The incident happened around 1:00 Saturday morning in the 300 block of South 12th Street.  Police say a Walnut Park man was walking in the area when three men jumped him, hit him in the head several times with a 2X4 and stole $40 from his wallet.  The unidentified suspect was taken to Riverview for treatment.

Later Saturday morning, police responded to the 1100 block of Stillman Avenue for an assault victim.  A 45 year old woman was found with her face covered in blood with several gashes on her head/face area.  The woman told police that her male acquaintance attacked her, possibly with a boot, during the early morning hours as she slept.  She was taken to GRMC for treatment.  The suspect was arrested for first degree assault and is being held with no bond. The incident remains under investigation.

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