Man claims four attacked him
WARREN - A 30-year-old local man said he was assaulted by four men he doesn't know while he was walking near a store at the intersection of West Market Street and Parkman Road N.W. shortly after 4 a.m. Friday.
Shawn Draa of Tod Avenue N.W. reported the assault to officers while he was being treated for injuries at Trumbull Memorial Hospital.
Mosquito spraying set in Howland
HOWLAND - Howland Township will have Alexander Pest Control spraying for mosquitoes from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday and Tuesday.
In case of rain, the spraying will take place the following evening.
Residents are encouraged to close their windows, keep pets indoors and not leave any food outdoors during the spraying.
Separate armed robberies reported
WARREN - A Lener Avenue S.W. woman told police she was robbed early Friday by an armed bandit who approached her at an automated DVD machine outside Walgreens, 804 W. Market St.
Two hours before the 26-year-old woman was robbed shortly after midnight, a pizza delivery man from Pizza Hut on Mahoning Avenue N.W. said he was held up at gunpoint by two bandits on the 500 block of Lener Avenue S.W.
The 25-year-old man said the robbers took the two pizzas and the $15 he had at the time. The robbers fled on foot.
Teen Republicans meeting Monday
YOUNGSTOWN - The Mahoning County Teenage Republican group will meet 6 p.m. Monday and carpool to a rally of the Portage County TEA Party in Ravenna.
The meeting will be at the Mahoning County Republican Party office, 621 Boardman Canfield Road. Immediately after, the carpool will leave for the rally, which is being held over the controversy with the IRS targeting conservative groups.