GPD investigates strong arm robbery that hospitalized one


Published: Monday, February 1, 2010 at 8:32 a.m.
Last Modified: Monday, February 1, 2010 at 8:32 a.m.

Gainesville Police are investigating a strong arm robbery that sent one man to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries early Monday.

The incident happened in the parking lot of the Rockwood Villas at 900 South West 62nd Boulevard around 3 a.m. Police said the apparent victim told them he met an acquaintance and another person in the parking lot of the apartment complex to lend the acquaintance some money. The victim said that he was beaten and robbed of a small amount of cash by the two men.

Police said the victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment of cuts, scrapes and bruises.

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