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Jewelry, money taken from traveler

Two men stole a gold necklace and money from a Georgia driver who stopped Saturday night at a northbound rest stop on Interstate 75.

According to Pasco County Sheriff's Office reports, the victim said two men approached him and started a conversation.

One of the men grabbed the victim and pulled him out of his truck. After he fell on his back, the victim told deputies that both men helped him up, apologized and drove off with two other men.

He realized after they had left that his money and necklace, worth about $300, were missing.

Deputies looked for the men but couldn't find them, reports state. On-duty security officers reportedly did not see the incident.

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