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Woman injured in knifepoint robbery in Hagerstown

May 20, 2010

HAGERSTOWN -- A woman was injured Wednesday night when she was robbed at knifepoint in the first block of East North Avenue, the Hagerstown Police Department said.

The unidentified 31-year-old woman was walking at about 10:20 p.m. when she was approached by a man who pulled a knife, police said. The woman handed over cash to the man, who then punched her in the face and slashed her on the face before fleeing on foot, police said.

The woman was taken to the hospital by ambulance for treatment, police said.

Anyone with information about the incident may call police at 301-790-3700.

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