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Teens say gold chain stolen by gang at club

Two Crystal River teen-agers were robbed of a $1,000 gold necklace and $10 after they were threatened by another group of youths early Saturday outside a teen-age nightclub, according to a Pasco County Sheriff's Office report. The two who were robbed _ a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old _ were leaving No Daddy's nightclub at 4311 U.S. 19 about 1:30 a.m. Saturday when a youth knocked the 16-year-old onto the ground, the report said.

The youth pushed and punched the 16-year-old, who tried to walk away but was pushed to the side of the building. The youth demanded the 16-year-old's gold necklace, telling him that he would shoot him if he tried to run, and then reached into his waistband as if he had a gun.

Another youth came over and the two pulled the necklace from the 16-year-old's neck, the report said.

At the same time, a crowd of about 15 to 20 teen-agers came over, and one of them demanded money from the 17-year-old. The one who demanded money reached into the car, took the 17-year-old's wallet, pulled out $10 and threw the wallet on the ground, the report said.

The investigation of the incident is continuing.

Woman, 82, in intensive

care after fall into pool

NEW PORT RICHEY _ An 82-year-old woman was in stable condition at a local hospital Monday after she fell into her swimming pool, according to a Pasco County Sheriff's Office report.

Naomi M. Cocheneorfer, of El Cerro Drive, was walking around the pool at her home about noon Sunday when she accidentally fell in, the report said. Her daughter, Carolyn Reed, found her floating face-down and pulled her to the shallow end of the pool. Cocheneorfer held onto the pool's vacuum while her daughter called rescue personnel.

Cocheneorfer was in stable condition Monday in the intensive care unit at HCA New Port Richey Hospital.