West Des Moines man mugged in church lot

| May 7, 2010

Police are looking for a pair of muggers after a man was beaten and robbed in the parking lot of Knox United Presbyterian Church, 2315 59th St., in Des Moines.

Police said Hollan Cry, 18, of West Des Moines, was in the south lot of the church shortly after noon on Thursday when he was confronted by two men. They asked him what he was doing and he said he was security.

One of the men asked him if he had a card and when Cry looked down at his bag one of the men punched him in the face , police said.

Cry was punched and kicked until he fell to the ground.

The muggers took $25 from his wallet and walked away. Officers said the victim was not seriously injured but had swelling on the left side of is face.

Investigators were not immediately able to identify the assailants.



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