Local man beaten and robbed

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus Police are investigating an armed robbery and aggravated assault.

The incident occurred outside of a Circle K gas station located at 3245 Victory Drive around 2:20 a.m. Sunday.

Police say 26-year-old Louis Hernandez was beaten in head with a pistol, punched and kicked, then robbed at gunpoint by what was believed to be two black men.

We're told the suspects fled.

If you have any information on the crime, please call Columbus Police.