Prince Albert police are investigating a reported robbery and assault early Saturday morning that left its victim with an injury to the head.
Police received a report of a robbery that took place at approximately 2:40 a.m. in the 800 block of 14th Street West. The victim told police he was visiting a friend’s residence and had ventured into the back yard for a smoke when four youths jumped him.
The youths demanded that the victim hand over whatever he had. They ended up knocking him down and stealing his runners, hat, hoodie and cellphone.
The victim received a head injury during the incident and was transported to hospital by ambulance. The episode remains under investigation.