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South Norwalk Pedestrian Robbed

NORWALK, Conn. – A man was robbed late Sunday in Norwalk by five armed men behind the King Kennedy housing complex, Norwalk police say. The victim said he recognized one of his assailants as one of his former camp counselors. Police are investigating.

The victim reported the robbery at 11:29 p.m. He said he had been walking home from Famous Pizza at 23 North Main St., down Spring Street to Mulvoy, Sgt. James Boff said. He was in the basketball court behind King Kennedy when five men approached him and told him to run his pockets. One of them had a black, shiny gun, which he cocked. Another had brass knuckles and one of them pulled out a knife.

They took an iPod Touch worth $200, a cellphone worth $100 and $2 in cash.

Also on the police blotter:

? A Norwalk driver who fled the scene of an accident on March 25 left behind a bumper with a license plate on it, police say. Luis Ochoa, 45, of 9 Grove St., reported the car stolen, but was identified as the driver by a friend he had been drinking with. Police obtained a warrant and arrested Ochoa on Friday.

Ochoa and his friend had been drinking, and Ochoa drove the car, as he was the least drunk, Boff said. He hit buildings at 70 and 74 North Main St. He was charged with evading responsibility and interfering with an officer. Bond was set at $5,000.

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