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Police: Man Robbed, Lit On Fire In East Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A man claims he was robbed and lit on fire in east Baltimore early Thursday morning, Baltimore Police said.

The 59-year-old man said the incident happened shortly before 6:30 a.m. in the 2600 block of McElderry Street when someone stole his wallet and headphones and the back of his head caught on fire.

Police said they are still looking for a suspect or suspects. The victim said he couldn't see if it was one or two people, and could not provide a full description.

He was taken to an area hospital, police said.


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