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Charges in Crow Bar Robbery Attack

(Michigan City, IN) - Charges have been filed in connection with a robbery and beating at a Michigan City area motel. About three weeks ago, police responded to the Dunes Inn along U.S. 421 near Interstate 94.


Briene Henderson, 33, allegedly went inside a room and had a brief conversation with the guest. Authorities state that he then pulled a crowbar out of coat pocket and began striking the man on the head.  The victim ran into the bathroom and was followed by Henderson who allegedly worked him over some more with the metal bar.


Police said Henderson didn’t leave until he took a Playstation game console, two cell phones and a backpack full of laundry.


The victim was treated at the scene by paramedics and transported to the hospital.


According to police, Henderson is also charged with taking various items from vehicles in the Michigan City area during the overnight hours about a week ago.

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