Ohio TV crew robbed at gunpoint


A Cleveland TV news crew was robbed at gunpoint by three males, believed to be juveniles, Thursday. 

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A reporter and photographer for the CBS affiliate WOIO-TV were robbed on the city’s east side Thursday afternoon, according to the station. 

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The three robbers, who appeared to be juveniles, took cell phones and money. Neither victim was injured. 

“One of our crews became a news story, instead of reporting on one,” the station said in an online story. “But thankfully, our team was not hurt.” 

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“We appreciate all the phone calls and kind words of support you’ve sent us about our two co-workers.” 

No suspects have been named and the incident remains under investigation by Cleveland police.  

The station has not named the reporter or photographer who were victims. 


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