Student hospitalized after iPhone robbery near Dupont Circle

A student was hospitalized after he was attacked and robbed near 17th and M streets last weekend.

The student told police he was punched repeatedly by multiple suspects after leaving a club around 1:45 a.m. on Friday, University Police Department Chief Kevin Hay said. He was sent to GW Hospital with bruises, abrasions and a damaged tooth.

The suspects took his iPhone and fled the scene.

The Metropolitan Police Department is handling the case.

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