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Armed robbery and assault in Neosho

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Officers from the Neosho Police Department responded to the 16000 block of South Highway 59 for a report of an armed robbery. The victim was attacked in the parking lot while getting into his vehicle.

Once on scene Officers made contact with the victim, who had sustained a deep laceration to his head from being struck with an object. The suspect was described as a slender African American male, who appeared to be in his early 20's and was wearing a black t-shirt and gray sweat pants. We are working on obtaining video surveillance from the area business in hopes to identify the suspect. The suspect fled on foot and is currently still at large.

The victim was transported to Freeman West in Joplin due to injuries sustained from the assailant.

Any information leading to the identification of the suspect should be immediately relayed to the Neosho Police Department at (417) 451-8012. 

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