Homeless man beaten and robbed

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A homeless man is beaten and robbed for a few dollars.

Saturday night around 8 o'clock Columbus Police received reports of an assault near the intersection of Broadway and 14th Street. When they arrived they found a homeless man who had been beaten and robbed.

The victim tells police three or four white homeless men hit him repeatedly in the head and face and stole $6 from him.

The victim was taken to the Medical Center where he was treated for swollen eyes, a busted lip, a bloody nose and cuts to his head. He is now in stable condition.

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