Crime

Man beaten, robbed at Lamar Street home

A 44-year-old man was beaten with a gun and robbed after answering the door to his Lamar Street apartment Tuesday night, according to Macon police.

The man told police he heard a knock at the door of his apartment, located in the 100 block of Lamar Street, at about 9:40 p.m., according to a police report.

When he opened the door, two masked men dressed in black forced him to lie on the floor. The men then went through his pockets, took his money and searched his apartment, according to the report.

The men then struck him in the head with a gun, knocking him unconscious. When he came to, the man asked his neighbors to call for help, according to the report.Anyone with information is asked to call the police at 751-7500 or Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at (877) 68-CRIME.

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