Portland police are investigating an armed robbery on Saturday that sent a 23-year-old man to a hospital.

The incident occurred just before midnight on Gilman Street not far from Hadlock Field. The victim told police that three men approached him and asked to use his phone. The victim said no and then ran toward St. John Street.

The suspects caught him and assaulted him, according to a statement from police spokesman David Singer. One of the men hit the victim with a pistol. The men took the victim’s belongings, including an undisclosed amount of money.

The victim was take to a hospital and treated for his injuries.

Witnesses told police that the suspects, described as two Black men and one white man, were all wearing hooded sweatshirts and dark pants.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has relevant information is asked to call police at (207) 874-8575.

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