Man assaulted, robbed while jogging in Ypsilanti Township


YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A man was robbed Wednesday night while jogging in Ypsilanti Township.

Police said the man was on Willowbridge Road at 9:42 p.m. when he was tackled by two men. They punched him and stole his cell phone, police said.

Police said witnesses saw the men leave south on Willowbridge.

The 29-year-old jogger was treated for minor injuries at St. Joseph Hospital.

One of the men is described as black with a thin build. He was wearing a gray T-shirt. No description of the second man was provided.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office at 734-973-7711 or Crime Stoppers at 800-SPEAK UP.

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