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Truck Driver - Truck driver hit on head and robbed FREEPORT -...
Truck driver hit on head and robbed FREEPORT - A West Columbia truck driver was struck on the back of the head Friday night as he made a delivery to an East End lounge, and robbed of $1,142 In cash and $118 In checks. Arle Dee Skaggs, 20, was taken to Community Hospital and treated for a scalp laceration laceration be/ore being released. Skaggs, who drives a truck for J & S Distributors of Angleton, told Freeport Police he first went Into the lounge to get an order, and then came back outside to his truck to unload the requested Hems. While he was facing the truck and unloading It, someone struck him on the hack of the head, Skaggs reported. He said he didn't know If he was unconscious unconscious or dazed, but when he regained his senses he discovered discovered the loss of the wallet. The wallet, which had been chained to Skaggs' belt, had contained receipts from 4"! deliveries made that day, police reported, Freeport Police are Investigating Investigating the robbery,

Clipped from The Brazosport Facts13 Oct 1968, SunPage 11

The Brazosport Facts (Freeport, Texas)13 Oct 1968, SunPage 11
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