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HAMMOND — A 25-year-old Dolton man was robbed of his money, phone and shoes Thursday in the 5500 block of Calumet Avenue, police said.

Hammond police responded to the area about 11:25 a.m. and learned the man also may have been pistol-whipped, Lt. Steve Kellogg said.

Evidence was recovered a few blocks away, he said.

Police remained on scene investigating just after noon.

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Sarah covers crime, federal courts and breaking news for The Times. She joined the paper in 2004 after graduating from Purdue University Calumet.