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Robbery victim says attacker came to use drugs

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The victim told police a man came to his house to use illegal drugs, but tried to rob him upon arrival. (Source: WAFF file) The victim told police a man came to his house to use illegal drugs, but tried to rob him upon arrival. (Source: WAFF file)
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HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

A Huntsville man told police he was robbed after a man arrived at his home to use drugs.

It happened just before 8 p.m. Thursday on the 2800 block of Barbara Drive.

The victim told investigators that a man he knows came to his home to use illegal drugs. When the man arrived, he tried to forcibly take money from the victim's pocket.

After a physical altercation, the man fled the scene, leaving the victim with minor injuries.

No arrests have been made; the investigation is ongoing.

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