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Two suspects crash cookout, attack guests and steal purse

ELKHART, Ind. -- A group of friends having a cookout Sunday evening were attacked and robbed when two unidentified men crashed the party.

The victims told Elkhart Police they were having a cookout at 931 Tipton Street when two men ran into the yard around 9 p.m.

One of the suspects had a handgun and hit one of the victims on the head.

Another victim was punched and a third victim's purse was stolen.

The two men then fled the yard. They were described as black males in their 20s wearing black hooded sweatshirts.

If you have any information in this case, please contact Elkhart Police.

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