PITTSFIELD -- A city man was treated for injuries late Thursday after being beaten and robbed by three men on Tyler Street, according to Pittsfield Police.
The 31-year-old victim told police he was approached by the men around 10 p.m. and was asked for a cigarette. When he went to grab a cigarette, one of the men punched him in the face, knocking him to the ground.
While laying on the ground, the three men kicked and punched him, he told police. The victim reported being robbed of $50, police Sgt. Michael Maddalena said.
The attackers were described as being in their 20s. Two were black and one was Hispanic, the victim said, and they were wearing black and red clothing. He told police he did not know the assailants.
Police were called to Berkshire Medical Center at 10:34 p.m. and found the victim with a "badly bruised" face and a neck brace, Maddalena said. The victim told police he lost consciousness during the attack.
It was unclear how the victim got to the hospital.
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