According to the Cedar Rapids Gazette, "A Cedar Rapids man is accused of robbery after police say he attacked another man with a pool cue and stole his possessions."

The incident happened at a residence in the 4500 block of Fairlane Drive NE. The suspect is 33-year-old Matthew D. Ammeter. He is accused attacking 38-year-old Cory Redding. 

Police say Ammeter hit Redding several times with a pool cue and his hands. After that, he took about $250 in cash from Redding and also left with his debit card and cellular telephone. No word on Redding's condition after the altercation but we are all are hoping for a speedy recovery.

Ammeter was taken into custody and is now facing a charge of first-degree robbery. We will continue to monitor this story and provide updates as soon as we learn more information.

To read the full story, check out Thursday's edition of the Cedar Rapids Gazette.

[Source: CR Gazette]