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More Reports of Strong-arm Robberies in Wilkes-Barre
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- There has been another report of a strong-arm robbery in Wilkes-Barre. Last week, the city's police department put out an alert about a rash of similar crimes. Wilkes-Barre police say an elderly man was jumped and robbed in broad daylight on Park Avenue earlier this week. "That's terrible. it's the first I've heard of it. I'm always inside," Catherine Thomas said.