Teen Robbed and Beaten

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WILKES-BARRE — Police in Wilkes-Barre said they are investigating the assault of a teenaged boy.

Authorities said the 14-year-old boy told them a man in his late teens or early twenties attacked and robbed him Friday afternoon.

The teen wound up in a hospital.

The attack happened in the area of Old River Road and Hanover Street near Kistler Elementary School.

The man made off with a cellphone and an iPod.