Man mugged inside his Hell’s Kitchen home

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BY GABE HERMAN | A man was robbed in his apartment building at 49th St. and Ninth Ave., according to a police report.

On Thurs., July 11, around 7:05 a.m., a 30-year-old man was inside his apartment, when he was approached by an unidentified man who asked for money. After the victim refused, the man punched him in the face and took his cell phone, before fleeing in an unknown direction.

The victim suffered cuts to his nose and hand, and treated by EMS at the scene.

Police did not say how the mugger got inside the victim’s apartment.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Tips can also be submitted on the CrimeStoppers Web site at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577. All tips are strictly confidential.

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