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Armed robbery occurs

A robbery was reported in the 900 block of Mountainview Road near Grandview yesterday afternoon (Thursday), according to the Yakima County Sheriff's office.

According to deputies, a foreman and another worker were jumped by unknown assailants who attacked them with bats and stole cell phones and wallets. Deputies said one of the victims was knocked out. Deputies are investigating the incident.

Also yesterday morning a state trooper was injured along SR 241 when a tractor driven by Honorino Camano, 52, of Sunnyside tried to make a left turn while the trooper was passing. Both the trooper and Camano were taken to the hospital.

Since yesterday morning, Yakima County Sheriff deputies have also responded to an automatic alarm, investigated an attempted burglary and responded to a report of fireworks being set off near Outlook.

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