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Man Assaulted for Cell Phone

WILKES-BARRE — Police are investigating an assault and robbery in Wilkes-Barre.

It happened around 2:30 p.m. Monday on Wood Street.

Police said man attacked another person then stole his cell phone and ran.

A short time later, police arrested another man at a home on Barney Street who was identified by the victim as the suspected mugger.

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