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Pastor says he fought off robber


JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - A Pennsylvania pastor said he had a frightening encounter with a robber, who demanded his money.

At first the pastor did what the masked man demanded, but then, he decided to fight back.

Monsignor Raymond Balta said there was a knock on his door last Friday night near Johnstown.

When he opened the door, the knife-wielding robber asked for all of his money.

Balta gave him cash, but the robber demanded more.

"He came toward me, and then I went toward him.  We sort of had a little scuffle that went out onto the sidewalk,” said Balta.

The robber ran off and blood was on the street.

Balta had a gash on his hand after the struggle.

Police are searching for the robber.