Man robbed at gunpoint on Mahoning Ave.

WARREN — A man, 43, reported he was hit twice in the head with a handgun and robbed of $700 outside Quick Shop, 960 Mahoning Ave. NW, according to a police report.

Police were called just after 6:30 p.m. Saturday to the man’s home on Greenfield Street NW, where he told them he cashed a check two hours before at Walmart in Bazetta and then went to the Quick Shop to buy a lottery ticket, the report states.

As he walked out of the store, two men accosted him, and one holding a gun hit him twice on the forehead as they took his wallet, the man reported. The man told police he followed the men in his car until he lost them at Elm Road and Larchmont Avenue NE before calling police, the report states.

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