A Washington Court House man is in stable condition today after being brutally beaten and robbed by two unknown assailants while visiting a public library late Monday night.
Washington Court House police said that Phillip E. Armbrust, 61, of Washington Court House was sitting in his vehicle on the lot of the Carnegie Public Library at around 10:30 p.m. when he was approached by two unknown males.
The two males pulled Armbrust from his vehicle, assaulted him, and stole his cash, credit cards and laptop computer, according to police.
He was able to call 9-1-1 and initially reported that he had been shot in the face.
“His initial claim was that two males shot him in his head,” said Washington Court House Police Lieutenant Jeff Ruth.
When officers arrived on scene, they found that the victim wasn’t shot but instead was brutally beaten.
There are no suspects at this time
The police department continues to investigate the crime.
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