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Dartmouth man beaten after people force their way into apartment

Halifax Regional Police say they have since charged two people with robbery and aggravated assault.

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Halifax Regional Police.

A Dartmouth man was beaten this week after he opened his front door and a group of men forced their way in.

Around 11 p.m. Monday, Halifax Regional Police say they were called to a robbery happening at an apartment on Primrose Street in Dartmouth.

The victim heard a knock on his door. When he opened it, police say a group of men forced their way in and he was beaten by two people.

The victim, police say, knew one of his attackers and was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. He also had some of his belongings stolen.

Police have since arrested two men from Dartmouth. Charged with robbery and aggravated assault are 41-year-old Michael Douglas MacDonald and 26-year-old Murray Robert Timmons.

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