Missouri man wins at casino, assaulted and robbed at home - KMOV.com

Missouri man wins at casino, assaulted and robbed at home

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By Jasmine Brown By Jasmine Brown
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) -- A southwest Missouri man finds out that winning big at a casino and leaving with a woman he met there don't always end up well.
 
The Joplin Globe reports a 29-year-old Joplin man won $1,200 Thursday at Downstream Casino, just across the Oklahoma border.
 
Police say he fell asleep on a couch in his home but was awakened by two men holding a knife to his throat and beating him with a baseball bat.
 
Police Capt. Bob Higginbotham says the attackers took all of his winnings and left, apparently also taking with them a woman the victim met at the casino and brought home.
 

The crimes remained under investigation and no arrests had been made as of Friday. 

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