Police: Man struck in the head with a gun and robbed
Syracuse Police (WSYR-TV) -- Syracuse Police say a man was robbed at gunpoint by four men in the 800 block of Hawley Avenue Thursday night.
Police say the 26-year-old victim was walking along Hawley Avenue at around 8:30 p.m. when the men approached him. One of the men asked for a light for his cigarette, while another struck the victim in the head with a silver handgun.
The suspects got away with cash and four pairs of children's footwear which were still in their boxes, according to police.
The victim was taken to Upstate University Hospital, but is expected to be okay.
The suspects have been described as four black men; three of whom were wearing jeans and hooded sweatshirts. The fourth suspect wore a gray sweat suit.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call police at 442-5222.
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