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A Porter Avenue man reported being tackled from behind as he walked along Porter Avenue, then beat up and robbed of his wallet and cell phone.

A 17-year-old and three juveniles were arrested, according to police reports released Sunday.

Tyjay Jones of Barthel Street was charged with robbery, criminal possession of stolen property, assault, and unauthorized use of a vehicle, police said. The identities of the juveniles were not released.

The four were among six people spotted in a vehicle at Main and Church streets that matched the description of the vehicle used by the Porter Avenue attacker, police said. The victim’s cell phone, police said, was found in the passenger door compartment.

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