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Elderly man assaulted during Longford robbery

Police local

Police are investigating an alleged robbery and assault in Northern Tasmania early this morning.

Emergency services were called to the unit complex in Longford where personal items had been taken and an elderly male had sustained injuries to his head and body.

The man, aged in his 70s, was taken to hospital for treatment.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Launceston detectives on 6777 3945 or Crime Stoppers on 1300 333 000.