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1 person pistol whipped; 6 arrested in Ocean City robbery

1 person pistol whipped; 6 arrested in Ocean City robbery

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Six people are charged with assault after Ocean City police say a verbal dispute escalated to robbery and physical attacks.

Officers found a group of people early Monday who said they'd been assaulted, according to a police news release. One person told police a cellphone was stolen, and another reported they'd been pistol whipped with a handgun.

Police say they stopped a vehicle on U.S. 50 in West Ocean City and found a stolen phone and a gun.

The six people arrested range in age from 16 to 22. Five are from Prince George's County,...

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