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UTC Police, CPD investigating robbery, assault

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CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) – Police at UTC are investigation a robbery and an assault.

According to CPD, who is aiding in the investigation, Cody Pellom and Steven Casey were sitting in a car at 700 E 5th Street when a rock shattered the car window.

Casey told police he got out of the car to chase the suspect while Pellom inspected the damage to the car.

Pellom tells investigators he was surrounded by a group of black males who began punching and kicking him. Officers say the suspects ran when Casey returned to the vehicle to help his friend. The suspects were able to grab Pellom's wallet before fleeing.

Pellom wasn't able to provide a better description of his assailants other than a group of black males.

Pellom was treated for lacerations and abrasions. Casey was uninjured.

Police are trying to establish leads in the case. If you have information regarding the case, contact police at 698-2525.

 

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