Man and son in Youngstown hold robber at bay with hammer

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – A man and his son held a would-be robber at bay with a hammer until police arrived.

Police say the suspect broke into a house on Philadelphia Avenue about 3:30 a.m. Thursday.

A man called 911 and told police that someone just walked into his house and that he and his son were holding him there with a hammer and knife.

The intruder was taken to the hospital. His injuries were not immediately known.

The man was taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital.

Youngstown police are investigating.

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