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Man beaten for cash

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Saturday night police responded to a criminal armed robbery at the San Luis Grocery Store on Hamilton Road. 32 year old Javier Pasquel was leaving the store when three Hispanic males approached him asking for money.

When he refused, they pulled out handguns, beat him, biting his head and arm, and threatened to hurt his family.

Pasquel recognized one of the men as Jose Luis Hernandez. The other two he described as being in their late 30's, one wearing an orange shirt and the other wearing a white shirt.

Police are still investigating. If you have any information you are asked to call Columbus Police at (706)653-3400.

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