A man told police he was robbed by men with machetes.
According a Columbus police report, the incident happened between 10 p.m. Friday and 2:30 a.m. Saturday.
The 30-year-old man told officers that he was walking home from a friend's house when two masked men with machetes approached him at the corner of 42nd Street and Earline Avenue and demanded money.
The man told police that there was a struggle and he knocked the machete away from one of the men. The other, he said, assaulted him with 2X4 board.
He told police $300 was taken from his pants pocket.
An officer on the scene reported seeing the man take $316 from a pants pocket and $897 from his boot.