3 suspects try to rob 70-year-old man

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Police are investigating after three people tried to rob a 70-year-old man.

Officers responded to the 1800 block of North Main Street after 4:30 p.m. Friday.

According to the victim, he was walking on North Main Street towards the People’s Market when three young males tried to rob him.

He said the trio told him to drop his money. When he didn’t comply and started to scream, one of the suspects punched him in the face. The three suspects then ran from the scene.

The victim said they didn’t take anything from him but they did break his silver watch during the altercation.

Police searched the area for the suspects but didn’t find anyone.

Officers are still investigating.

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