Police: Man hospitalized in assault by 11-year-olds, teen in Akron

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AKRON, Ohio (WJW) – The Akron Police Department has linked a 14-year-old and two 11-year-olds to an assault and robbery.

Police say it happened Tuesday near the Channelwood basketball court.

A 30-year-old man called police saying the kids hit him in the face and stole his bicycle, according to a press release from police.

The man was treated for an injury to his face and possible broken ribs at the hospital.

The juveniles were taken into custody after a short foot pursuit, according to police.

Officers recovered the victim’s bicycle.

The children and the teen are in a juvenile detention facility facing charges of robbery and felony assault.

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