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Man, 73, injured after robbers break into house, assault him

TREMONT, Pa. - Police are investigating a robbery and assault in Schuylkill County.

State police said two men broke into a home on East Line Street in Tremont around 3 a.m. Monday.

They hit the 73-year-old homeowner in the face with a metal object and bound him with duct tape, police said.

The robbers then made off with cash, coins and other items from the man's house.

Police said the man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries to his eye and face.


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