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Police: Teen robbed while walking home from school

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UNION, SC (FOX Carolina) -

A teen was choked and robbed while walking from school on Wednesday, according to a report from the Union Police Department.

The 17-year-old victim was walking down Perrin Avenue in Union listening to music on his earbuds when someone walked up behind him and choked him, the report said.

The report said the unknown man then put his hand in the victim's pocket and took the victim's iPhone out, which the victim was listening to music with.

The reports said the victim said to the man, "So you gonna take my phone?" and the man replied, "You will get a new one."

The victim told deputies that he was going to contact his carrier to attempt to locate the phone.

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