Report: man punched for change, cigarettes

An Augusta man said he was punched and robbed by four men after refusing to give them change and cigarettes outside a convenience store, according to a police report.

The incident occurred about 6 p.m. Sunday near a Washington Road Circle K. After telling the men he didn't have any money, the victim went in the store to purchase cigarettes, the report said. When he returned outside, the four men surrounded him, punched him, held him to the ground and took $6 from his pockets.

Police later apprehended one of the suspects, the report said.



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