Man attacked during robbery in Pittsfield Township

Victim pistol-whipped during armed robbery

Published On: Nov 17 2011 04:50:53 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 17 2011 07:13:43 PM EST
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DETROIT -

A 24-year-old Bloomfield Hills man was recovering from injuries Thursday after being attacked during an armed robbery Wednesday night in Pittsfield Township.

He was walking with a friend when they were approached from behind by a man with a gun.

The gunman hit the victim several times in the head with the gun and stole the man's cash and car keys, police said.

The victim's friend was not injured. The victim was at St. John's Hospital Thursday evening.

Police were searching for the gunman Thursday.