Police investigating North Wheeling beating

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Police are investigating after a man was beaten and threatened in North Wheeling.

It happened around 10 p.m. near the 700 block of Main Street Monday.

Wheeling Police Public Information Officer Philip Stahl says the alleged victim claims he was smoking a cigarette when he was "jumped" by three or four people.

The man says he can't remember much about the incident, but the attackers were wearing dark clothing.

The alleged victim suffered head and face injuries and is in the hospital.

If you have any information on this incident, you are urged to contact Wheeling police or you can call our anonymous Crimebusters Tipline at 1-800-862-BUST.

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