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Three people reportedly robbed by masked men early Thursday morning



Two men robbed three people and left one man injured early Thursday morning on the 300 block of West Riley Drive near Steak'n Shake, Bloomington Police Department Capt. Ryan Pedigo said.

A 22-year-old woman told police she woke at approximately 4:30 a.m. to two masked men entering her bedroom. She said the men tied her hands behind her back and took her phone.

The men left the woman alone in her room and entered another 22-year-old woman’s bedroom. Pedigo said theyreportedly demanded her phone as well and locked her inside.

The woman told police she kicked at the door, but it seemed the men were holding it shut.

The men proceeded to a third room that appeared to be unlocked, Pedigo said. They demanded cash from a 25-year-old man inside. One of the suspects brought out a handgun. 

The victim told police he attempted to take the gun, but the suspect hit him with it multiple times in the head and foot. He was taken to IU Health Bloomington Hospital with injuries to his face and head.

One of the women later reclaimed her phone by tracking it through an app, Pedigo said. It appeared the men had dropped it.

One of the suspects was described as a heavier-set white male with a ski mask, forest green shirt and dark gray pants. The other suspect was described as a man with a dark or black mask.

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