Police investigating attack on 17-year-old man in Rochester

Created: 08/12/2014 8:47 AM WHEC.com

Rochester Police are searching for a group of men they say brutally attacked a teen.

Investigators say the 17-year-old victim was walking to the convenience store near Portland and Clifford Avenues around 3 a.m. when the suspects approached him. Officers say the suspects demanded money before knocking him to the ground and beating him with a gun.

We're told the suspects got away with $15. Investigators believe they jumped into a nearby vehicle and drove away.

The victim was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover.

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